ARS Logo

 

Description of Rhododendron 'Taku'

R. 'Taku' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Tally Ho x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

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. 

Fragrant: 

No 

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): 

Hybridizer: 

Clarke 

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.


American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
1998-2014, ARS, All rights reserved.