Rhododendron 'Heswall'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

A Ness Holt Hybrid


Shrub 2.0 × 1.5m in 14 years

Flowers: Globular trusses of 7-10, widely funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are 50mm long × 55mm wide, with 5 wavy-edged lobes, buds vivid yellow, suffused deep pink, opening light yellow inside and pale-yellow outside; vivid yellow spots on the dorsal lobe; calyx 2mm long, strong yellow-green


Not scented

Foliage: Leaves are elliptic, 25-60mm long × 8-25mm wide, apiculate at apex, cuneate at base, margins flat, glossy above, hairless. Deciduous

Other information: A Denny Pratt hybrid raised in 1986 as DP 141C; registered by Ness Botanic Gardens in 2000

Unlikely to be commercially available

Registration painting

Registration photograph