Rhododendron 'Countess of Derby'
'Pink Pearl' (s) X 'Cynthia'
Syn: 'Eureka Maid'
Flowers: c17/conical truss, broadly funnel-shaped, 70 x 90-110mm, soft rose pink,
paler in the centre of each lobe and with dorsal spots and streaks of brownish red on a white background. Calyx gland-fringed.
Foliage: obovate, up to 135 x 60mm, deep green above.
Shrub 1.5m in 10 years.
Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn