Rhododendron Chevalier Felix de Sauvage (hybrid of R. caucasicum)
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m), broadly spreading, dense habit. Leaves to 10 by 5 cm, elliptic, recurved. Flowers, coral rose with prominent dark blotch (eye), funnel-campanulate, about 6 cm across, frilled at the edge, borne in upright, spherical, tight, clusters (trusses) of 9-15 flowers.
- -5o F, early middle, 3/3/3, quality rating: [flower / plant & foliage / performance; scale 1 (poor) - 5 (best)]; best in part shade.
- A parent of R. Mrs. G. W. Leak
- Oregon State Univ. campus: south of Ag. Strand and north of Biddle statue area.