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More Information: Rhododendron 'Babette'

R. 'Babette' 
Photo: Steve Henning

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, cuneate base, 3" to 3 long, glossy, dark green. Compact habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   wardii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hobbie

Registration Reference:  RHS 88

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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