Schneeperle AGM

Rhododendron 'Schneeperle'

Evergreen azalea hybrid

'Elsie Lee' x 'Purpukissen'

H Hachmann, Germany 1988

AGM 2012


Shrub of dense, compact, semi-prostrate habit, 0.35m × 0.55m

Flowers: Trusses of 2 from buds at shoot tips, funnel-shaped, double flowers. Flowers are 35mm long × 45mm wide, with 17-20 slightly wavy-edged lobes; cream white in bud, opening pure white inside and out, dorsal lobe spotted strong, light yellow-green


Not scented

Foliage: Leaves are dark green with silvery hairs, flat, ovate, glossy above and are 28mm long × 17mm wide. Evergreen

Other Information: Easy to grow. Commercially available

Location: Surrey

Neil and Myra Usher

Photo: Millais Nurseries