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Description of Rhododendron 'Betty Wormald'

R. 'Betty Wormald' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

George Hardy x red hybrid 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-obovate, about 6⅓" long, glossy, dark green. Spreading growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Koster & Sons 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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