Rhododendron x geraldii
Epithet: after Gerald Loder, Wakehurst Place.
Generally considered to be a natural hybrid of R. sutchuenense x R. praevernum.
AM 1945 (South Lodge),flowers rose with a deep purple blotch.
AM 1971 (Sunte House) 'Sunte Rose', flowers rose with a crimson blotch.
Distribution: W Hubei.
Photo: Russell Beeson