Rhododendron 'Peppermint Twist'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: medium (3-4 feet high and wide)
USDA Zone: 5b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (hyperythrum x 'Princess Elizebeth')
Color Category: pink
Bloom Time: March
Comments: Red buds open pink with a white throat and red spotting on the upper lobe. Trusses are composed of 12 flowers with 5 wavy-edged lobes.