Rhododendron 'Pomegranate Splash'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: large (5 x 5 feet)
USDA Zone: 8a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Midnight Mystique' x 'Magenta Sky')
Color Category: pink
Bloom Time: May
Comments: The individual, funnel-shaped flowers are pale purple pink inside with a dark red margin. A prominent purple red blotch on the dorsal lobe has lots of spotting radiating out from it. The large upright trusses can be composed of as many as 14 flowers. A "WOW" plant for the garden.