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Description of Rhododendron 'Isola Bella'

R. 'Isola Bella' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fletcherianum 'Yellow Bunting' x dauricum 'Arctic Pearl', selfed 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, opening very pale purple and aging to yellowish-white with faint pink blush at lobe centers and faint yellow to green spotting. 3-5 flowers per bud. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves variable, mainly elliptic, acute to broadly acute apex, cuneate to rounded base, about 1" long, glossy, dark green. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Brueckner 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 001 

 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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