Elsie Lee AGM

Rhododendron 'Elsie Lee'
(Evergreen Azalea)
Shammarello, Ohio 1968
'Desiree' x 'Rosebud'
Parentage includes 'Mucronatum', and R.yedoense var. poukhanense
AGM (2002) 2012
Neat semi-dwarf mounding habit.
10 year height/spread: 80cm/80cm
Flowers: funnel shaped, 10 lobed semi-double to 6.5cm, light reddish purple.
late May
Very hardy if the young growth ripens, so best in a sunny position in the UK
Suitable for small gardens.

Photo: John Weagle