Rhododendron 'Elviira'

Rhododendron 'Elviira'

'Elviira' is a low red-flowered hybrid bred at Mustila by pollinating the Mustila Rhododendron (R. brachycarpum var. tigerstedtii) with pollen from a red-flowered low-growing hybrid of Forrest Rhododendron (R. forrestii var. repens). ‘Elviira’ flowers cherry red in mid-May, and grows to about 60 cms in 10 years.