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Description of Rhododendron 'Creole Belle'

R. 'Creole Belle' 
Photo by: Diane Weissman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan x Harvest Moon 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" to 5" across, purplish-red with a deep red flare and spots on dorsal lobe. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 16-18 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" to 7" long, flat, dull green, retained 3-4 years. Upright and dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

 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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