Rhododendron 'Everestianum'
catawbiense hybrid
Syn: 'Blue Donau'
HC 1959
Flowers: 15-20/hemispherical truss, flattish or broadly funnel-shaped, 50 x 70-80mm, with wavy-edged lobes, lilac, paler in centre,
with a ray of yellowish-green markings.
Calyx inconspicuous.
Foliage: oblong-elliptic to oblong-obovate, c110 x 50mm, deep glossy green above.
Shrub 2.0m in 10 years.

Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn