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Description of Rhododendron 'Teddy Bear'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

bureavii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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