Many have a flower that begins a deep magenta pink, gradually becoming white as it opens. A mounding evergreen shrub with thick, rich green leaves. Flower. Rhododendron yakushimanum 'Crete' SKU. A white yak-bud also at HE, HE Rhododendron yakushimanum Yak Rhododendron Pronunciation. $65.00. yakushimanum White Rhododendron. Rhododendron yakushimanum is a species uniquely native to the island of Yakushima in Japan. Quantity . ... Crete Rhododendron. Bright rose-red turning to pure white in full flower, in clusters of about 10-12. More $35.00. 'Eiberg2' Foto HE R. yakushimanum, Sid's blue yak at Hans Eiberg Foto: Hans Eiberg (HE) R. yakushimanum 'Holland' selfed 'Eiberg3', round flower trusses, at HE, HE R. yakushimanum Bud on Eiberg1, at HE, HE R. yakushimanum Bud on Eiberg2, at HE, HE R. yakushimanum rose form #4. Rhododendron yakushimanum with a variety of hardy rhododendrons to produce compact, sun-tolerant hybrids that were hardy and free-flowering. This is generally accepted to be the best form of yakushimanum, selected from seedlings raised at Exbury Gardens. Predominant Flower Color: White Flower/Truss Description: Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, cream getting darker towards base, very lightly flushed paler than pale purplish-pink and spotted moderate orange on the dorsal lobe. Genus Rhododendron can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or trees, with simple leaves, sometimes with a dense colourful indumentum of hairs on the lower side, and funnel-shaped, bell-shaped or tubular flowers that may be solitary or in short racemes . Rhododendron degronianum ssp. There is a distinctive white covering (tomentum) on the top of the leaves. It is one of my favorite rhododendrons and they are starting to bloom now. Quantity . A tough plant with white flowers tinged soft pink and spotted ruby red in a ball shaped truss of 12 to 17 flowers, each approximately 50mm. 5 gal 4 year old plant. Quantity . 7 gal size 5 year old plant. $45.00. Magenta-pink buds open to light rosy-pink flowers then fade to white. Flower/Truss Description: Funnel campanulate, with 5 lobes, pink fading to white, may be spotted. 40606. The famous Seven Dwarfs Series were bred at Waterers, whilst ‘Hydon Dawn’, ‘Hydon Hunter’ and ‘Silver Jubilee’ are well-known cultivars produced at Hydon during this period. Flowers fade to creamy white with yellow throat. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden merit (AGM). Height 80-100cm in 10 years. Some recognize this plant as Rhodoendron degronianum var. Leaves have rich green tops with velvety tan undersides. yakushimanum Photo by: Stuart Imrie: Predominant Flower Color: Pink. Rhododendron Leaf Problems. Pests. yakushimanum. They have been hybridized to produce several varieties. Ball-shaped truss of 13-15 flowers. Rhododendron yakushimanum ‘Koichiro Wada’ is a particularly lovely variety, bearing pink buds, which open to white bell-shaped flowers in late spring. Inflorescence 5-10 flowered. Rhododendron prefer a soil that is slightly acid and ensure there is a good layer of mulch to maintain moisture levels. More Information: Rhododendron degronianum ssp. Translated, this … Koichiro Wada has silvery new growth which turns dark glossy green, with dense brown indumentum underneath the leaf. 2 gal size 3 year old plants. Deep green with indumentum beneath, especially on new growth. Soil: Well-drained soil with high organic matter content is important. not-featured. Height 50-75 cm in 10 years. Flowering in May this is one of the best white yakushimanum hybrids for cold climates. R. yakushimanum White new growth. Fragrant: No. 1 gal size 2-3 year old plants. $55.00. Young leaves have a silvery hue, which matures to dark green with a covering of fine, felty hairs. Van Nes Sensation. Rhododendron is a genus of plants with more than 850 species, from ground covers to shrubs and trees. 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