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Description of Rhododendron 'Bashful'

R. 'Bashful' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Doncaster 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2⅜" across, inside flushed very pale pink, pale purplish-pink center, strong orange-yellow to moderate yellow spotting, ages to off-white. Ball-shaped truss holds 16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 4" long, dull, mid green. Open, spreading growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 71 

 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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