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Description of Rhododendron 'Bikini Island'

R. 'Bikini Island' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(catawbiense x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x (Fanfare x Gertrude Schale) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, of heavy substance, 2" across, red, unmarked. Held in dome-shaped truss with 13 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 3" to 4" long, flat, deep green, retained 3 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 961 

 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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