Rhododendron 'James Burchett'
fortunei ssp.discolor x catawbiense hybrid
(poss. Gomer Waterer?).
Slocock before 1960
AMT 1960, AGM (1993) 2012
2.5m by 4m
10 year height/spread: 2m/2m
Flowers: compact round trusses of about 16 large white flowers tinged lavender with a brownish flare.
Long dark foliage showing the influence of discolor
Recognise by: the truss shape and flower colour, and the discolor type foliage.
Easy to root and grow. An invaluable late hybrid for cold areas.