Wombat AGM

Rhododendron 'Wombat'
(Evergreen Azalea)
Glendoick hybrid: Cox, Glendoick 1979
R.nakaharae 'Marikoo' x 'Gaiety' (Glen Dale)
R.nakaharae and probably R.indicum and R.kaempferi
AGM (2002) 2012
Dwarf prostrate creeping habit
10 year height/spread: 15cm/40cm
Flowers: widely funnel shaped to 5cm; vivid pink shading to red in the throat.
Late: May/June
Foliage: small semi-matt mid green leaves with silvery hairs.
Very floriferous and reliable in colder climates with less sun. Suitable for small gardens.

Photo: Jens Birck