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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bellrose'

R. 'Bellrose' 
Photo: Don Hyatt

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purplish-pink with purplish-red flare and spotting, outside strong purplish-pink on midribs. Held in trusses of 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, semi-glossy, olive green with plastered grayish-yellow green hairs below.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   smirnowii x Lady Armstrong

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Vossberg

Registration Reference:  ARS 992

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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