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More Information: Rhododendron 'Belkanto'


R. 'Belkanto' 
Photo: Torben Stein

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy lobes, 1" across, pale yellow tinged pale yellowish-pink and greenish-yellow spots. Held in ball-shaped truss of 14 - 17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, about 3" long, dull, medium green. Compact, broad growth habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mrs J.G. Millais x [(wardii x Alice Street) x (Omega x wardii)]

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 89

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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