Rhododendron 'Patty Bee'
keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' X
AE (USA) 1974, SPA (USA) 1985, AMT 1989, AGM (1993) 2012
Flowers: lax trusses of 6 pale yellow openly funnel shaped flowers up to 5cm across with wavy edges.
Foliage: Small dark green leaves (to 7cm long) turn bronze plum in winter.
10 year height/spread: 0.4m/0.6m
Recognise by: the compact growth habit, the winter foliage colour, the unspotted flowers.
Easy to root and grow. Very free flowering. Dislikes fertiliser.
Photo: Chris Fairweather