The Warrior

Rhododendron 'The Warrior'
arboreum hybrid
Syn: 'Warrior'
Flowers: c17 in a rounded truss, funnel-shaped, 60 x 70mm, rosy crimson, spotted black on dorsal lobes, crimson on ventral lobes.
Calyx lobes 1-7mm long.
Mid-May - Mid-June
Foliage: oblong-elliptic, 100 x 35mm, dark and dull green above, grey felted below when young, but becoming hairless.

Location: Ramster 2008
Photo: Miranda Gunn