Rhododendrons

Santa Maria AGM

Rhododendron 'Santa Maria'

Evergreen azalea hybrid

Parentage unknown

Hybridiser unknown (pre-1983)

AGM 2012

H6

An upright shrub growing 0.75-1.0m in 10 years

Flowers: Trusses of 1-2 large, orange to red single flowers with darker spotting on the upper lobes

May

Not scented

Foliage: Small, glossy green leaves. Evergreen

Other Information: A tough plant that will take full sun. Easy to grow. Commercially available

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke

Location: Surrey

Photo: Polly Cooke

Photo: Nicolas Guyomarc'h