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Description of Rhododendron 'Belkanto'

R. 'Belkanto' 
Photo by: Torben Stein

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mrs J.G. Millais x [(wardii x Alice Street) x (Omega x wardii)] 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, about 3" long, dull, medium green. Compact, broad growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


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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