Rhododendron 'Broughtonii'
arboreum hybrid
Syn: Lawsonii
Shrub to 12m
Flowers: up to 21/truss, broadly funnel-shaped, 55 x 90mm, bright rosy crimson, paler in centre, and with a broad pattern of crimson brown markings extending to lower lobes.
Foliage: oblong-obovate, 160 x 50mm (often larger),minutely felted below.

Location: South Africa
Photo: Barbara Knox-Shaw