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Description of Rhododendron 'Festivo'

R. 'Festivo' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Hachmann's Polaris x wardii 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, 2" to 3" long, mucronate apex, cuneate base, slightly glossy, mid green. Grows twice as wide as tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

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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