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Description of Rhododendron 'Bambino'

R. 'Bambino' 
Photo by: Ned Brockenbrough

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Britannia x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x Lem's Cameo 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4" long, retained 2-3 years. Broad, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Brockenbrough 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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