Multi-colored flowers make one think of a circus when it blooms. The colors of the flowers are a bit hard to describe...a bit lavender, some pink, a bit of yellow/orange. Unusual. The foliage is richly textured and is a shiny dark-green in color. When mature, it is a very handsome rhododendron. Hardy to -5 deg, this plant can grow in full sun in cooler coastal climates, or in light shade in hotter areas. Plant with yellows or light pinks for a knockout display.