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More Information: Rhododendron 'Pink Sherbet'

R. 'Pink Sherbet' 
Photo: Chris Anderson

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.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Larson

Registration Reference:  ARS 823

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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