Rhododendron 'Pink Walloper'
Pink Walloper Rhododendron
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 6 ft (1.8 m), dense, wider than tall. Leaves alternate, simple, large, dark green, often with reddish petioles. Flowers pink with darker edge, in large, heavy clusters (15 cm or more).
- - 5°F, mid, quality rating 4-5/4-5/4-5 [flower / plant & foliage / performance; scale 1 (poor) - 5 (best)]. Sun or moderate shade.
- According to Greer (1996) this is the same plant as 'Lem's Monarch'. It was apparently discovered by Dr. Frank Mossman in the hybrids of Halfdan Lem during a visit to Mr. Lem.