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More Information: Rhododendron 'Richard Bosley'


R. 'Richard Bosley' 
Photo: Richard Gustafson

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

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.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 941

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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