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Description of Rhododendron 'Amaretto'

R. 'Amaretto' 
Photo by: Diane Weissman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x Hachmann's Marina 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 2" across, inside light yellowish-pink, tinged strong red, and deep yellowish-pink, outside darker. Held in flat trusses of 12-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, acuminate apex, rounded base, flat with somewhat recurved margins, 3" long, glossy, dark green. Compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 89 

 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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