Rhododendron 'September Song'
Dido Group x 'Fawn'
Shrub: 1.2-1.4m in 10 years
Flowers: 11/domed truss, between open campanulate and funnel campanulate, 55-65 x 80mm, with 5 wavy-edged lobes, moderate red in bud, opening brilliant orange-yellow in centre and at base with deep pink margins inside and out, light dorsal flecking of vivid reddish orange.
Foliage: slightly obovate, 70-110 x 30-50mm, semi glossy and dark green.
Photo: Russell Beeson