Rhododendron 'Billie Dee'

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

unknown X unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped flowers, single, 2" to 3" across, strong reddish purple at the margins, shading to very pale purple at the center, sparse, vivid purplish red spotting. Truss has 5-10 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

20F  (-7C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate to obovate, flat, broadly acute to obtuse apex, cuneate base, glossy, hairy above and below, 2⅜" long, deep yellowish green. Upright, dense growth habit 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Hybridizer: 

Mossholder 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

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.

 


American Rhododendron Society
1998-2021, ARS, All rights reserved.