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More Information: Rhododendron 'Idealist'

R. 'Idealist' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flowers broadly campanulate, 3" across, very pale greenish-yellow. Trusses hold 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves about 4" long, glossy, medium green. Upright, vigorous grower. Needs some shade.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   wardii var wardii x Exbury Naomi

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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