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Description of Rhododendron 'Rosy Dream'

R. 'Rosy Dream' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Britannia 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, deep pink with lighter throat and slight red spotting on dorsal lobe. Color fades with age. Held in ball to dome shaped trusses of 12-16. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate to slightly oblique base, 5" long, dull green, with silver indumentum when new that ages to cinnamon. Leaves retained 2-3 years. Mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 844 

 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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