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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bow Bells'

R. 'Bow Bells' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly campanulate, 2⅜" across, deep pink, deeper on reverse, ages to pale pink, sparse crimson spotting. Held in lax trusses of 4-7.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, cordate base, 1" to 2" long, dark green. New growth bronze-colored. Compact, round and dense plant. Doesn't like a lot of sun. Can be leggy in deep shade.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Corona x williamsianum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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