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More Information: Rhododendron 'Yaku Queen'

R. 'Yaku Queen' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, open pale pink with a faint yellow blotch, reverse darker pink. Flowers fade to white with time. Held in ball-shaped truss of 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, 4" long, glossy, olive green, retained 3 years. Dense habit with arching branches. Afternoon sun protection is necessary for best foliage.

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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