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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bikini Island'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 3" to 4" long, flat, deep green, retained 3 years.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (catawbiense x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x (Fanfare x Gertrude Schale)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Leach

Registration Reference:  ARS 961

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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