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Description of Rhododendron 'Cherries and Cream'

R. 'Cherries and Cream' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Fabia x bureavii) x Lem's Cameo 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, pale orange-yellow with deep purplish-pink edges and strong red spotting in throat, outside deep purplish pink. Flat-shaped trusses hold about 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, convex, 5" to 6" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 4-5 years. New growth is bronze colored. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Workman 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 954 

 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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