Souvenir de Dr. S. Endtz

Rhododendron 'Souvenir de Doctor S. Endtz'
'Pink Pearl' (s) X 'John Walter'
discolor X 'Purple Splendour'
Syn: 'Doctor S. Endtz'
AM 1924, FCC 1970, (AGM 1993 removed 2012)
Flowers: 15-17/dome-shaped truss, broadly funnel-shaped, 60 x 90-100mm, rich rose in bud, opening rich mottled pink,
paler in the centre and with a ray of crimson and deep brown crimson.
Calyx lobes 1-3mm long.
Foliage: obovate, c120 x 50mm, dark, matt green above.
10 year height/spread: 2m/1.5m
Recognise by: in flower, and perhaps by the wavy leaves.
A sun and insect proof, free flowering, vigorous plant.

Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn