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synonyms: Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Marlis'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Slow growing, compact evergreen with a very neat habit Freely produced trusses of rose-pink flowers with paler centres, opening from reddish buds in May. Flowers well even from a young age.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil in full sun or part shade.
Rh. yakushimanum hybrid, raised by Hans Hachmann, Germany