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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hello Dolly'

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

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.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Fabia Group x smirnowii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  ARS 744

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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