Rhododendron 'Greasby'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

A Ness Holt Hybrid


Shrub 1.0 × 0.75m in 12 years

Flowers: Loose trusses of 6-10 widely tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are 45mm long × 60mm wide with 5 wavy-edged lobes; red in bud, opening white suffused pale purplish pink inside, white suffused deep pink outside; dorsal blotch of brilliant yellow; calyx brilliant yellow-green


Scented – very fragrant

Foliage: Leaves are elliptic, 30-65mm long × 12-30mm wide; wavy-edged, apiculate at apex, cuneate at base, hairless. Good autumn leaf colour. Deciduous

Other information: A Denny Pratt hybrid raised in about 1986 as DP 112A; registered by Ness Botanic Gardens in 1998. Unlikely to be commercially available