Rhododendron 'Noyo Brave'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: dwarf (3 x 3 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (‘Noyo Chief' x yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada')
Hybridizer: C. Smith (1963)
Color Category: pink
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Flowers open bright pink, with ruffled margins and lighter pink towards the throat ending with a small red blotch. A backdrop of glossy, dark green leaves forms a perfect backdrop.