Pinkshell azalea, Rhododendron vaseyi
The beautiful flowers of pinkshell azalea (Rhododendron vaseyi
) are now in bloom at several places in the Arboretum, including Meadow Road, Dawson Pond, and the Leventritt Garden. This rare species has a very limited native range so conservation of it is important. Read more about this and other conservation species in the collections.
Arnoldia 70/1, 2012 [pdf]
— Nancy Rose, Editor of Arnoldia