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More Information: Rhododendron 'Van Nes Sensation'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves dark green. Sturdy, upright, compact plant.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Sir Charles Butler x Halopeanum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  van Nes & 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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