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Description of Rhododendron 'Wanna Bee'

R. 'Wanna Bee' 
Photo by: Chris Anderson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Jiminy Cricket 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, with large frilled calyx, pale purplish-pink with vivid reddish-orange flare, outside darker. Dome-shaped trusses of 10-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, slightly convex, 3" - 6" long, glossy, dark yellowish-green in color and with heavy, buff-colored indumentum. Leaves retained 4 years. Upright, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Berg 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

 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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