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Rhododendron Himantodes and Rhododendron ‘Lucy Sorensen’

By Plantedd @Plantedd

Living in Scotland, it can sometimes feel like I’m in Rhododendron Country.  That abundance and familiarity can sometimes dull your palate, and it wasn’t until earlier today when I visited the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh that I saw rhododendrons again with fresh eyes.  A rhododendron is a rhododendron is a rhododendron, right?  No.  Here are two I came across that demonstrate the big difference that they can display.

Rhododendron himantodes

Rhododendron himantodes

Rhododendron ‘Lucy Sorensen’

Rhododendron 'Lucy Sorensen'

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