Mrs. Lionel de Rothschild

Rhododendron 'Mrs. Lionel de Rothschild'
Parentage unknown, but some sources give this as a
griffithianum hybrid produced by van Nes
AM 1931; FCC 2001; (AGM removed 2012)
Flowers: c16/truss, broadly funnel-shaped, c55 x 75-80mm, white , edged appleblossom pink,
with a conspicuous ray of dark crimson spots on the dorsal lobe.
Foliage: lanceolate, c150 x 50mm, dark glossy green above, with scattered white glands.
Shrub 1.5m in 10 years.

Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn