Niagara AGM

Rhododendron 'Niagara'
(Evergreen Azalea)
Morrison, Glen Dale, Maryland, after 1941
Glen Dale hybrid
['Lilacinum' ('Mucronatum' form) x 'Willy' (R.kaempferi hybrid)] x ['Mrs.Carmichael' ('Amoenum' form) x 'Willy']
Probably R.kaempferi, R.kiusianum, R.obtusum and R.phoenicum f.maxwelli
AGM (1993, 2002) 2012
Dense twiggy habit to 1m high
Flowers: large frilly funnel shaped single; salmon orange.
Foliage: deep shining green
The Glen Dale hybrids were bred to provide hardy varieties with large flowers.
Suitable for small gardens.

Photo: Millais Nurseries