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More Information: Rhododendron 'Arthur Bedford'


R. 'Arthur Bedford' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, fragrant, pale mauve tube, darker lobes with a brownish-red blotch. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 11 to 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong-elliptic, thick, up to 6" long, glossy, dark green with reddish-purple stems, retained 1 year. Open, upright habit. Sun tolerant.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x ponticum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lowinsky

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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