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Description of Rhododendron 'Pink Cherub'

R. 'Pink Cherub' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Doncaster 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, white flushed strong purplish pink around margins, spotted greenish yellow on dorsal lobe, outside flushed vivid purplish red along midribs. Ball-shaped truss has 15 to 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dull, dark green. Upright plant habit. Grows wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer & Crisp 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 68 

 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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