Rhododendron (Obtusum Group) 'Hinomayo'
Kurume Azalea, introduced by van Nes, Boskoop from Japan 1910
Probably includes R.kaempferi, R.kiusianum and R.sataense
AM 1921, FCCT 1945, AGM (1954, 2002) 2012
Semi-dwarf spreading habit; dense growth.
10 year height/spread: 120cm/120cm.
Flowers: to 4.5cm but usually smaller, single; bright clear pink.
Foliage: pale green matt leaves; may be deciduous in cold winters.
Incredibly floriferous year on year, and justly one of the most popular varieties.
Suitable for small gardens.
Photo: Philippe de Spoelberch
Photo: Liz O'Neill