Egret AGM

Rhododendron 'Egret'
campylogynum (white) x racemosum
'White Lace'
Glendoick 1982
AM 1982, HCT 1983, AGM (1993) 2012
0.6m by 1m
10 year height/spread: 0.3m/0.5m
Flowers: massed tiny white bells with greenish tinges in the throat.
Foliage: small glossy mid green leaves
Recognise by: the flowers, which remind one of heather, and the campylogynum type leaves which are, however, very shiny.
Taller and laxer than yakushimanum.
Very free flowering in full sun. Easy to root and grow. Slow growing when young.

Photo: Maurice Foster

Location: Dorset
Photo: Russell Beeson