Common Name: Unique rhododendron
Origin/Ecology: Garden origin
Habit: Round form, 1.3 m tall, 1.5 m wide.
Leaves: Simple, alternate, soft flexible, glabrous, oblong, entire. Onion shaped foliage. Leaves light green, broad and elliptic.
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Flowers and Fruit: Racemes, yellow to pink flowers.
Bark: Stems bare, brown, moderately fissured.
Water Use, Soil: Acidic, well-drained soil.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade.
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, mixed shrub border.
Limitations: Fungal leaf spot, root rot, rust, scale insects, wilt. Not tough under stress.