Bow Bells AGM

Rhododendron 'Bow Bells'
'Corona' x williamsianum
(so williamsianum and unknown -
Corona is a compact pink Waterer
hardy hybrid).
Exbury 1934
AM 1935, AGM (1993) 2012
1.5m by 2m
10 year height/spread: 0.7m/1.0m
Flowers: lax trusses of 4-7 deep pink
flowers which fade to pale pink.
Can be leggy in deep shade but dislikes
full sun. More than one clone available.
Recognise by: red young growth; 4-7
flowers per truss.
Considerably hardier than
williamsianum, and very free
flowering. There are many alternative
williamsianum hybrids.

Photo: Chris Fairweather