Winsome AGM

Rhododendron 'Winsome'
Humming Bird x griersonianum
(so griersonianum, haematodes ssp.haematodes and williamsianum)
Bodnant 1939
AM 1950, AGM (1993) 2012
2m by 2m
10 year height/spread: 1.5m/1.5m
Flowers: floppy one sided trusses of about 8 red buds open to startling cherry pink flowers.
Small dark matt pointed leaves, bronze when young, with a thin indumentum. Comapct upright growth.
Recognise by: hard to describe why, but unmistakeable in flower, and the foliage is both nice and unusual.
Easy to root and grow, and very floriferous in any exposure in the UK.