Nobleanum Venustum

Rhododendron 'Nobleanum Venustum'
caucasicum x arboreum
Syn: 'Venustum'
AM 1973
Flowers: up to 20/compact truss, funnel-shaped, 45 x 60-70mm, glistening pink shading to a white centre, with a small pattern of dark crimson markings at the base of the dorsal lobe; nectaries crimson.
From December or later
Foliage: oblanceolate, up to 160 x 25-35mm, dull green above, with a thin brown indumentum below.
Large shrub

Photo: Stephen Lyus
Location: February 2011, Ness Gardens

Photo: Glynne Jones