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Description of Rhododendron 'Barbara Houston'

R. 'Barbara Houston' 
Photo by: Chris Anderson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Virginia Scott x Belvedere 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light orange-yellow with¼" pink edges and with large red spots on three dorsal lobes. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 9 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10°F  (-12°C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, bullate, 4½" long, retained 3 years. Rounded, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 792 

 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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