Rhododendron 'Airy Fairy'
Airy Fairy Rhododendron
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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.