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Description of Rhododendron 'Babette'

R. 'Babette' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

wardii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, pale greenish yellow with basal blotch of strong red. Ages to white. Truss holds 8 - 11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, cuneate base, 3" to 3 long, glossy, dark green. Compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hobbie 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 88 

 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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