Rhododendron • Rhododendron / Azalea • シャクナゲ / ツツジ • 石楠花 / 躑躅 • shakunage / tsutsuji
Sits along the W path, coming N toward the the moon viewing platform; it is kept at about 3′ tall, has some flowers pink and some white, some white with pink streaks:
Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: mucronatum derivative
Predominate Flower Color: White
Flower / Truss Description: Flower funnel-shaped, 2″ across, single, fragrant, white with dorsal lobes spotted and splashed rose color.
Bloom Time: Midseason
Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 3
Cold Hardiness Temperature: 0°F (-18°C)
Foliage Description / Plant Habit: Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, about 1″ long.
Deciduous or Evergreen: Evergreen