Leaves change to dark pink-red on exterior branches and to yellow on interior branches in fall. They are resistant to mildew. Winter stems are a distinctive red-brown. (-34°F, UM) PP — This cultivar or species has been selected as a “Proven Performer” by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society
Deciduous. Summer flowering. Vigorous growing with stiff upright branches topped with peach buds and pale yellow flowers in mid July. The blossoms have a slight lemony fragrance and hold up well in hot sun, often for 2 weeks or more. Foliage is small, curled downward and has a dusty blue-green color in summer.
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