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Description of Rhododendron 'Yaku Prince'

R. 'Yaku Prince' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

King Tut x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, opens purplish-pink and ages to a lighter pink, pale purplish-pink blotch and dark reddish-orange spotting. Ball-shaped truss of 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, olive-green, with moderately heavy dark orange-yellow indumentum, retained 3 years. Upright, rounded, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Shammarello 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 772 

 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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