Marion Street

Rhododendron 'Marion Street'
Alice x yakushimanum
(so yakushimanum, griffithianum and unknown)
Street 1965
AM 1978, AGM 1993
1m by 2m?
10 year height/spread: 0.5m/0.8m
Flowers: tall conical trusses of about 15 pink buds
open to white edged rose pink with green spotting,
completely pink on the reverse. The pink fades to white.
Pale yak foliage with a brown indumentum.
Recognise by: only by the combination of the yak
foliage and the emerging flowers.
Not easy to root. Tolerant of sun. Free flowering
but not an unusual colour.