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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Lem's Cameo'
Rhododendron 'Lem's Cameo' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
main season: May
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Large dome shaped clusters of wavy-edged, funnel-shaped flowers, pink with apricot and cream tints with a red blotch inside. Elliptic, glossy dark green leaves, bronzy red when young, up to 13cm long.

Needs reasonably fertile soil and a sheltered position

other notes:
Raised by Halfdan Lem from Rh. 'Dido' x Rh. 'Anna'.

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