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More Information: Rhododendron 'Teddy Bear'


R. 'Teddy Bear' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, opens light purplish-pink and fades to white with yellow-brown spots in throat. Dome-shaped trusses of 8-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, convex, mucronate apex, rounded base, 5" long, glossy and bullate above, orange indumentum below, leaves retained 3years. Yellow-green petiole. Spreading, dense growth habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   bureavii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  unknown

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

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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