Rhododendron 'Racoon'
(Evergreen Azalea)
Glendoick hybrid: Cox, Glendoick 1979
R.'Chippewa' (Bobbink & Atkins hybrid) x
R.'Squirrel' (q.v.)
so R.nakaharae, R.indicum and probably
R.kaempferi, R.kiusianum and R.sataense.
AGM 2002
Compact spreading habit
10 year height/spread: 30cm/50cm
Flowers: widely funnel shaped to 4cm; vivid red with
darker spots.
Late: June/July
Foliage: small semi-matt mid green leaves.
Very floriferous and reliable in colder climates with
less sun. Suitable for small gardens.