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Description of Rhododendron 'Bob Bovee'

R. 'Bob Bovee' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x wardii 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Bovee 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 762 

 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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