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More Information: Rhododendron 'Yaku Princess'

R. 'Yaku Princess' 
Photo: Monrovia Nursery

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, open strong purplish-pink with pale purplish-pink blotch and dark reddish-orange spots, reverse strong purplish-red. Flowers fade lighter with time. Held in ball-shaped truss of 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 3" long, olive green with dark orange-yellow indumentum, leaves retained 3 years. New growth has sliver tomentum. Dense, rounded habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   King Tut x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Shammarello

Registration Reference:  ARS 772

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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