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More Information: Rhododendron 'Wanna Bee'

R. 'Wanna Bee' 
Photo: Chris Anderson

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

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.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Jiminy Cricket

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Berg

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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