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Description of Rhododendron 'Love Poem'

R. 'Love Poem' 
Photo by: Carl Adam Lehmann

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Silk Ribbon x (degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x Mrs J.G. Millais) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, opening pale purplish pink, very lightly tinted pink with deep purplish red spotting, ages to pale yellow green. Ball-shaped truss holds 24 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, semi-glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barlup 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 983 

 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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