Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' at Insole Court

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Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra'
late April 2017

Grid reference ST 15035 77644
Common name Rhododendron 'Electra'
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous No
Height 4.5M
Girth Multi-stem
Reference 511

This tree is alongside the dry stream in the Rock Garden.

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' bark

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra'
late April 2017

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' flower

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' flowers
late April 2017

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' leaf1

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' leaves & flowers
late April 2017

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' bud

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' leaves & buds
late April 2017

General tree description

Rhododendron augustinii 'Electra' is a large, spreading shrub, a hybrid between the type R. augustinii and its subspecies chasmanthum. It has small, lance-shaped, dark green leaves and in May clusters of violet-blue flowers 6 cm accross.