Rhododendron 'Earl of Athlone'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: large (5 x 5 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Queen Wilmelmina' x Stanley Davies')
Hybridizer: C.B. van Ness & Son (early 1900's)
Color Catagory: red
Bloom Time: March mid-season
Comments: Tight, dome-shaped trusses are composed of blood red bell-shaped flowers. An open growing plant with large, dark green leaves. Has been in production for over a 100 years!