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Description of Rhododendron 'Taku'

R. 'Taku' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Tally Ho x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, deep pink outside, moderate pink inside with red spots. Held in dome-shaped truss of 12 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, convex, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, bullate, dull, olive green with tan felt-like indumentum that ages to dark tan, leaves retained 3 years. Red-colored petioles. Open, upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 924 

 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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