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Description of Rhododendron 'Lillian Peste'

R. 'Lillian Peste' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, light yellowish-pink at lobe edges shading to light vivid pink in throat with very narrow deep purplish-pink edges, reverse shaded pink. Ball-shaped trusses of 25-30 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, convex, slightly revolute, green with heavy gray-orange indumentum that ages to brown. Grows 2x wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Peste 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 814 

 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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