Rosata AGM

Rhododendron 'Rosata'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

viscosum × ‘Koster's Brilliant Red'

B.B.C. Felix 1938

AGM (2002) 2012


A compact shrub growing to 1.5m in height in 10 years

Flowers: Trusses of 7-11 tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are about 48mm long; deep to moderate purplish pink, with deeper redder midveins and deeper buds, a few inconspicuous orange spots in dorsal throat

Late May


Foliage: Leaves are narrowly to broadly obovate, small, up to 50mm long × 23mm wide; hairy on midribs, slightly glossy and pale green above, slightly grey-green below. Deciduous

Other Information: Easy to grow; needs some sun. Commercially available

Location: Wisley

Photo: Everard Daniel

Location: St Leonard

Photo: Everard Daniel