Rhododendron '1000 Butterflies'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Lem's Cameo' x 'Pink Petticoats')
Color Catagory: pink
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Spectacular, large trusses with 30 or more florets make this a statement rhododendron. Flowers have dark pink, ruffled margins with a lighter pink in the throat. The dorsal lobe sports a dark red blotch along with red spotting. Choice in every way.