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Description of Rhododendron 'Rose Lancaster'

R. 'Rose Lancaster' 
Photo by: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Tally Ho x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, 3" across, wavy lobes, brilliant purplish-pink. No markings. Held in ball-shaped trusses of up to 30 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, dull, dark green, thick tan indumentum and tawny tomentum on new growth. Leaves retained 4 years. Rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lancaster 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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