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More Information: Rhododendron 'Isola Bella'

R. 'Isola Bella' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

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

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.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   fletcherianum 'Yellow Bunting' x dauricum 'Arctic Pearl', selfed

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Brueckner

Registration Reference:  ARS 001

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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