Rhododendron arboreumA Rhododendron
Rowallane Gardens, Co Down

Family: Ericaceae

Origin: Himalaya from Kashmir eastwards to Assam

Top photograph: Rowallane Garden, Co Down.

The closely-related R. delavayi, regarded by many authoroties as an eastern subspecies of R. arboreum, is treated as a separate species in this web site.

Mountstewart gardens, Co Down 2005

Lower photograph: a pale-coloured form from Mountstewart gardens, Co Down 2005.

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