Rhododendron 'Strawberry Sorbet'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 8a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (['Pretty Baby' x pachysanthum] x ['Chemainus'])
Hybridizer: Fujioka (2000) reg. (2014)
Color Catagory: pink
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Vivid red buds opening light, purplish pink with a marginal band of intense purple pink. Deep red spotting on the dorsal lobe. Glossy and dark light green leaves with upturned edges and a brownish orange indumentum.