Rhododendron 'Sparkling Stars'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: sister seedling of 'Starbright Champagne'
Hybridizer: Fujioka (1983)
Color Catagory: white
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Wow. Sensational and very unique flower. Rose-colored buds open to reveal near-white, star-shaped flowers with a carmine-red eye. All held in a ball-shaped truss atop a bed of semi-glossy ovate leaves.