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Description of Rhododendron 'Yaku Queen'

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

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 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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. 

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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