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More Information: Rhododendron 'Betty Ellen'


R. 'Betty Ellen' 
  Photo: Carolyn Beck

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3⅜" across, frilly-edged, white inside with margins unevenly tinged light purplish pink, and base slightly flushed green; outside light purplish pink. Truss has 3 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, flat margins; 2⅛" long, moderate olive green. Intermediate plant habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Desiree x unnamed hybrid) x Midnight Flare

Hybridized or Selected by:  Stewart

Registration Reference:  ARS 034

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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