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Description of Rhododendron 'Babylon'

R. 'Babylon' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

calophytum x praevernum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 4"-5" across, satiny white with a deep red blotch in throat. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves large, glossy, medium green. Dense, rounded plant habit with rigid branches. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Reuthe 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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