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More Information: Rhododendron 'Festivo'

R. 'Festivo' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, 2" to 2" across, pale greenish yellow with greyish red dorsal markings. Loose truss has 12 to 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, 2" to 3" long, mucronate apex, cuneate base, slightly glossy, mid green. Grows twice as wide as tall.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Hachmann's Polaris x wardii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

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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