Rhododendron 'Dame Nelly Melba'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: large (6 x 6 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Standishii' x arboreum)
Color Catagory: pink
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Large trusses composed of 11-13 bright pink flowers with crimson dots. Glossy green foliage adds to this vigorous growing plant. Named after the famous Australian opera singer.