Yellow Petticoats

Rhododendron 'Yellow Petticoats'
'Hotei' x ('Pink Petticoats' x wardii) selfed
Shrub 1.1 x 1.1m in 8 years
Flowers: 15/truss, open funnel-shaped, 50 x 75mm, with 5-7 wavy-edged lobes, brilliant yellow, shading to light greenish yellow at edges, unmarked.
Mid May
Leaves: narrowly elliptic to elliptic, 100 x 40mm, margins upcurved, dark green, hairless.

Location: Hillier Arboretum
Photo: Russell Beeson