Maruschka AGM

Rhododendron 'Maruschka'
(evergreen Azalea)
'Rubinstern' x 'Rubinetta' x 'Johanna'
AGM 2012
Shrub 0.5 x 0.7m in 12 years of dense, compact habit
Flowers: 2/truss, funnel-shaped, 35-40 x 40-50mm, with 6-8 partly toothed lobes, strong purplish-red throughout, unmarked, does not fade in sun.
Late May - Early June.
Leaves: obovate, 25 x 10mm, glossy and blackish green/dark reddish brown above, becoming blackish-bronze in winter.

Photo: Millais Nurseries