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Description of Rhododendron 'Honsu's Baby'

R. 'Honsu's Baby' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x scabrifolium var spiciferum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1⅜" across, white with pale purplish-pink margins. Overall looks pink when in full bloom. Held in conical trusses of 4 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, convex, acute apex, rounded base, 1⅜" long. Compact, mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Spady 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 874 

 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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