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Description of Rhododendron 'Bretonne'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Purple Lace 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, about 2" across, pinkish-red in bud, opening light lavender pink. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 18-20. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, flat to down curved margins, 6" long, glossy, deep bluish-green, retained 3 years. Compact and dense with a mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 971 

 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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