Rhododendron 'Barto Alpine'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: dwarf (3 feet high x 2 feet wide)
USDA Zone: 6a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (Subsection Lapponica hybrid)
Primary Color: rose
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Orchid-rose flowers open all along the stems of the densely branched plant. Sunshine warming the bark and leaves brings out a sweet, spicy scent of freshly ground nutmeg. Tends to be taller than wide.