Rhododendron 'Chevalier Felix de Sauvage'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: large (5 x 5 feet)
USDA Zone: 6b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (caucasicum x hardy hybrid)
Hybridizer: Sauvage (1870)
Color Catagory: pink
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Large trusses open a rose-pink. The frilly-edged petals recurve to further highlight the prominent dark blotch. A stately, old hybrid that has been in production for nearly a 150 years.