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More Information: Rhododendron 'Betty Wormald'


R. 'Betty Wormald' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 4" across, lilac-pink with pale pink center, marked blackish-red at base of dorsal lobe, nectarines dark crimson. Conical-shaped truss holds 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong-obovate, about 6⅓" long, glossy, dark green. Spreading growth habit.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   George Hardy x red hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Koster & Sons

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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