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More Information: Rhododendron 'Buttons and Bows'


R. 'Buttons and Bows' 
  Photo: Don Wallace

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, frilly lobes, 3" across, light yellow with strong reddish-orange to deep pink edging and blotch of same colors, reverse deep pink. Ball-shaped truss with 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 5" long, glossy, yellowish-green. New leaves are red. Upright, rounded habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Strawberry Ice (open polinated)

Hybridized or Selected by:  Bailey

Registration Reference:  ARS 851

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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