Rhododendron 'Anneke'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

Pratt 1964

Syn: 'Gold N'


Shrub growing to 1.4-1.6m in 10 years; multi stemmed young plants may eventually grow wider than tall

Flowers: Trusses of 9 tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers, 65-70mm long × 80-100mm wide; 5-lobed; brilliant to light yellow, darker on tube externally, with dorsal spotting of vivid yellow. Calyx 1-2mm long, green



Foliage: Pale green, slightly shiny leaves, elliptic to widely elliptic, 80mm long × 35mm wide; glandular and hairy above. Deciduous; good autumn leaf colour

Other information: Raised by Denny Pratt and selected at Ness by Fred de Jong, a well-known Dutch Nurseryman, who named it after his younger daughter; registered by Denny Pratt in 1985. Commercially available

Autumn leaf colour

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke

Location: Ness

Location: Ness