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Description of Rhododendron 'Hello Dolly'

R. 'Hello Dolly' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Fabia Group x smirnowii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, deep pink blending to light yellow in throat, a few light green spots in throat, fading to light yellow with age. Lax truss with 6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, medium green with light beige indumentum, leaves retained 2 years. Rounded, well-branching, dense habit. Prefers some afternoon shade. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lem 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 744 

 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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