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Description of Rhododendron 'Van Nes Sensation'

R. 'Van Nes Sensation' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Sir Charles Butler x Halopeanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, slightly fragrant, pale lilac with a white center and red spots in throat. Flowers fade to off-white. Dome-shaped trusses. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves dark green. Sturdy, upright, compact plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

van Nes & 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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