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Description of Rhododendron 'Belva's Joy'

R. 'Belva's Joy' 
Photo by: Dob Wallace

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Noyo Brave x Elizabeth 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, red. Held in flat trusses of 15-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, glossy, dark green with felt-like, indumentum, white aging to tan, leaves retained 2 years. Upright, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 941 

 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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