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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lillian Peste'

R. 'Lillian Peste' 
Photo: Paul Wurz

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.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Peste

Registration Reference:  ARS 814

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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