American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron 'Buketta'

R. 'Buketta' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" to 2" across, strong red with deep purplish-red markings. Lax trusses hold 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" to 4" long, hairy, medium green. Compact, upright growth habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Spitfire x Fruhlingszauber

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 83

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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.