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Description of Rhododendron 'Yaku Princess'

R. 'Yaku Princess' 
Photo by: Monrovia Nursery

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, 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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. 

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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