Percy Wiseman

(R. yakushimanum)

In production:

  • R. yakushimanum hybrid, Waterer Sons & Crisp, 1971.
  • An average grower but spreads well.
  • Boasts healthy lush foliage.
  • Its flowers broadly-flared, at first salmon pink yellow with darker edges, with age salmon pink, at the end of blooming pale yellow in shading and very numerous.
  • One of the cultivars which develops flower buds most early, well suitable for speeding up blooming in the spring, requires some shade. One of the fundamental rhododendron cultivars grown in the west of Europe, it reaches the commercial size and habit exceptionally quickly.
  • Cold hardiness -22°C.