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Description of Rhododendron 'Honeymoon'

R. 'Honeymoon' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(wardii var wardii x Devonshire Cream) x wardii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, pale greenish-yellow with lighter throat and strong yellowish-pink blotch deep in throat. Ball-shaped truss, somewhat flat holds 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly elliptic, apiculate apex, cordate base, 2" to 3" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 3 years. Rounded, open habit. Prefers some shade. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Whitney 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 764 

 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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