Rhododendron smirnowii Ericaceae
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection
Source of plant
Roslyn Nursery, Eastern Plant Specialists
Plants 6' to 8' tall and as wide in 15 years. Foliage dark green above with thick woolly tomentum beneath.Flowers rose or rose-pink, the corolla frilled, 1 1/2" long, 2" across, borne in May, held in trusses 5" to 6"wide. Good hardiness.
USDA Hardiness Zone
foliage characteristics, winter interest