Rhododendron 'Summer Glow'
Size: see below
Growth Habit: large (6 feet high x 7 feet wide)
USDA Zone: 5b
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Summer Snow' x 'Scarlet Blast')
Hybridizer: Leach (1971)
Color Category: rose
Bloom Time: July-August
Comments: Vivid rose flowers open with purple-pink in the throat. Light orange-yellow spots on the upper lobe and the exterior is bright purple. All this on narrow leaves on a robust growing plant.