Silver Slipper AGM

Rhododendron 'Silver Slipper'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

Knap Hill Azalea, Exbury before 1948

AMT 1962, FCCT 1963, AGM (1993, 2002) 2012


A shrub growing to 1.2-1.5m in height in 10 years, can grow to 2.2m in width

Flowers: Compact, domed trusses of about 15 large, funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are 100mm long × 80mm wide; white tinged pale pink with vivid yellow blotch



Foliage: Leaves are 90mm long × 40mm wide; mid-green. Good autumn leaf colour. Deciduous

Other Information: Easy to grow; prefers a sunny spot. Commercially available

Photo: Philippe de Spoelberch

Photo: Jim Inskip Archive

Photo: Jim Inskip Archive

Photo: John Weagle