Rhododendron 'Lem's Cameo'
Lem's Cameo Rhododendron
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 5 ft (1.5 m) tall in 10 years. Leaves simple, alternate, elliptic, 13 cm long, glossy green, bronzy red when new. Flowers apricot cream and pink, a small scarlet dorsal blotch, widely funnel-campanulate, 9 cm wide, 6-7 wavy lobes, about 20 in large dome shaped clusters.
- -5°F, mid, quality rating 5/3/3 [flower / plant & foliage / performance; scale 1 (poor) - 5 (best)]. Developed by Halfdan Lem, introduced, 1962, registered, 1975.
- St. Paul, Oregon: Cecil and Molly Smith Garden.