Rhododendron 'Venus' Baby'

 
Photo: Don Hyatt

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

Forcing azalea by Henson X Girard's Hot Shot 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped with wavy-edged lobes, 4.2" across, with occasional petaloid stamens. light to pale purplish pink with a white blotch and light green spotting in dorsal throat. 2 flowers/terminal. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Spring leaves are obovate, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 2.4" long, glossy, slightly fragrant, moderate yellow green, with discrete hairs above and below, white maturing to white or pale gold. Upright and spreading plant habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Hybridizer: 

McDonald 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 931 

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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