Rhododendrons

Shamrock AGM

Rhododendron 'Shamrock'

Hybrid rhododendron

keiskei (dwarf form) x hanceanum Nanum Group

R L Ticknor 1971

AGM 2012

H6

Low spreading shrub 0.3-0.6m high and wide in 10 years

Flowers: 7-9 tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers per truss, 23mm long × 30mm wide, with 5 flat-edged lobes; brilliant yellow-green with slight, strong yellow-green spotting on the upper lobe

Mid-March-early April

Not scented

Foliage: Lepidote. Moderate olive green above with moderately spaced tan scales below, elliptic, 20-40mm long × 10-20 mm wide; apiculate at apex, cuneate at base

Other information: A free flowering dwarf rhododendron. Commercially available

Photo: Luc Gilgemyn

Photo: Philippe de Spoelberch