Rhododendron 'Brimstage'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

A Ness Holt Hybrid


Shrub 2.0 × 1.0m in 12 years

Flowers: Loose trusses of 10-12 widely tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are 50mm long × 50mm wide, with 5 wavy-edged lobes; deep purplish pink in bud, opening inside pale purplish pink flushed light purplish pink, outside strong purplish pink; vivid yellow blotch on the dorsal lobe; calyx 5mm long, moderate yellow-green



Foliage: Leaves are 20-80mm long × 7-25mm wide; elliptic; apiculate at apex, cuneate at base; hairless. Good autumn leaf colour. Deciduous

Other information: A Denny Pratt hybrid raised in about 1986 as DP 104; registered by Ness Botanic Gardens in 1998. Unlikely to be commercially available

Registration painting

Location: Ness