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Description of Rhododendron 'Mission Bells'

R. 'Mission Bells' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

williamsianum x orbiculare ssp orbiculare 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, up to 3" across, slightly fragrant, white flushed pink. Held in lax truss of 6-8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong to elliptic, broadly acute apex, cordate base, 3" to 4" long, glossy, dark green. Compact habit. Sun and heat tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lancaster 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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