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Description of Rhododendron 'Pink Sherbet'

R. 'Pink Sherbet' 
Photo by: Chris Anderson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, light purplish-pink with slightly lighter throat and darker margins, fading to white with age. Ball-shaped truss with 8-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves between elliptic and narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, convex, glossy, heavy yellow-ochre indumentum, retained 3 years. New growth has silvery tomentum. Rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 823 

 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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