Fantastica AGM

Rhododendron 'Fantastica'
Mars x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'
(so yakushimanum, griersonianum, ponticum and unknown)
Hachmann & Stuck 1985
AGM (2002) 2012
1.2m by 1.5m
10 year height/spread: 1m/1m
Flowers: dome shaped trusses of about 20 flowers which open red with a paler throat and fade to
pink through to white inside towards the centre, with some yellow spotting.
yakushimanum type leaves with indumentum.
Recognise by: the similarities to yakushimanum with the markedly two toned white/red flowers.
Easy to grow and free flowering with nice two toned flowers.

Photo: Everard Daniel