Rhododendron yakushimanum ssp. yakushimanum 'Yaku Angel' Ericaceae

Growth habit



Long-lived polycarpic perennial


Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection

Source of plant

Mowbray Gardens, Eastern Plant Specialists, Roslyn Nursery


To 2.5', hardy to -15 degrees F., midseason blooming. Buds light purplish pink opening to white flowers with light brown spotting, held in trusses of 13-17. Dwarf plant spreading twice as wide as tall; deep green leaves with tan indumentum are retained 3 years; new growth white-tomentose. (Selection of Ernest Allen; intro. by H.E. Greer; reg. 1976). C.A. (A.R.S.) 1975. (DS 103) Buds at a younger age, more heavily, and more easily than most yak clones. Leaves longer, narrower, and more convex than those of most yak clones. (DS 102).

USDA Hardiness Zone


Special characteristics

foliage characteristics, growth habit, notable texture