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Description of Rhododendron 'Richard Bosley'

R. 'Richard Bosley' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 3" across, deep purplish-pink shading to very pale purple inside, outside pink with deep purplish pink ribs, yellow speckled flare. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 16. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong/obovate, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 6" long, flat, dull, olive green, retained 2-3 years. Upright and spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 941 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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