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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bellefontaine'

R. 'Bellefontaine' 
Photo: Todd Boland

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3 " across, fragrant, deep purplish-pink with olive-brown flecks on dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped truss with 10 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" long, glossy, dark green, slight white indumentum, leaves retained 2 years. Upright habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  fortunei x smirnowii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Pike

Registration Reference:  ARS 781

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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