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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bambino'


R. 'Bambino' 
Photo: Ned Brockenbrough

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3⅛" across, moderately fragrant, light yellowish-pink with red flare on dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped trusses with 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4" long, retained 2-3 years. Broad, well-branched plant.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Britannia x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x Lem's Cameo

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Brockenbrough

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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