Rhododendron 'Valley Sunrise'
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('occidentale x 'Purple Splendour')
Hybridizer: Ticknor (1982)
Color Category: purple
Bloom Time: May
Comments: An azaleodendron developed by Robert Ticknor at Oregon State University North Willamette Experiment Station. A glowing orange blotch against the orchid purple background is a sure eye catcher.