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Description of Rhododendron 'Fantastica'

R. 'Fantastica' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mars x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 1" to 2" across, strong purplish-pink, shading to white in throat, lightly spotted greenish-yellow. Trusses hold 18-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 4" long, dark green with wooly, tan-colored indumentum. Dense and compact shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 85 

 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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