Cunningham's White

Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White'
caucasicum (s) x white flowered ponticum
Syn: 'Coelestinum'
Flowers: c8/ rather lax truss, funnel-shaped, 40 x 50-60mm. mauve in bud, opening white, with a ray of pale purple and brown markings.
Calyx 5mm wide with small triangular lobes.
Early May
Shrub to 3.0m.

Location: Ramster 2010
Photo: Miranda Gunn