Rhododendron 'Storeton'

Hybrid deciduous azalea

Parentage unknown

A Ness Holt Hybrid


Shrub 0.75 × 1.0m in 13 years

Flowers: Loose trusses of 10 widely tubular funnel-shaped, single flowers. Flowers are 45mm long × 55mm wide, with 5 wavy-edged lobes; deep yellowish pink in bud, opening strong pink, both inside and outside; dorsal blotch of vivid orange-yellow; stamens pink; calyx 2mm long, light yellow-green


Slightly scented

Foliage: Leaves are elliptic, 20-80mm long × 10-25mm wide; apiculate at apex, cuneate at base, wavy-edged, glossy green. Deciduous

Other information: A Denny Pratt hybrid raised in 1986 as DP 127A; registered by Ness Botanic Gardens in 1999. Unlikely to be commercially available

Location: Ness