arborescens AGM

Rhododendron arborescens
Pentanthera Group
Epithet: becoming tree-like.
AM 1952
Shrub 1.3m or rarely tree up to 6m
Flowers: trusses of 3-8, tubular funnel-shaped, 35-52mm long, white or pink, with or without a yellow blotch; very fragrant.
Distribution: New York, Pennsylvania to Georgia, Alabam, N&S Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, up to and over 1600m.

Photo: Hans Eiberg

Location: Grafton, VT
Photo: Joe Bruso