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More Information: Rhododendron 'Marchoiness of Lansdowne'


R. 'Marchoiness of Lansdowne' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, lilac-rose with a distinctive black blotch. Held in dome-shaped truss of 14-17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to oblong-obovate, up to 3" long, glossy, dark green. Vigorous plant. Needs to be pruned to shape.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  maximum x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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