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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bob Bovee'

R. 'Bob Bovee' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light greenish-yellow with light red in throat that ages to greenish. Ball-shaped trusses with 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly obovate to elliptic, acute to apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, dark green glossy, retained 3 years. Red petioles. Rounded, well-branched plant.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x wardii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Bovee

Registration Reference:  ARS 762

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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