Rhododendron 'Buckland'
Vanessa Group x yakushimanum
HC 1982, AM 1985
Shrub: c1.3m
Flowers: 7-10/loose truss, open funnel-shaped, 50 x 70mm, 5 lobed, deep purplish pink in bud, opening pale purplish pink, with darker markings of strong purplish pink along midribs.
Foliage: ovate to narrowly lanceolate, 75-90 x 30mm, dark green above.

Location: Dorset
Photo: Russell Beeson