Rhododendron 'Airy Fairy'
Common name: 
Airy Fairy Rhododendron
Pronunciation: 
rho-do-DEN-dron
Family: 
Ericaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf, almost deciduous, 4 ft (1.2 m), upright.  Flowers pink with deeper red spotting, widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, about 4 cm across, in clusters of 3 or more.  Leaves narrowly elliptic, about 5-7 cm long.
  • 0°F, early; quality rating: 3-4/3/3-4 [flower / plant & foliage / performance; scale 1 (poor) - 5 (best)].
  • From a cross (R. lutescens × R. mucronulatum 'Cornell') made by Francis Maloney and introduced in 1976 by Mae Granston.
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