Rhododendron 'Cinnamon Bear'

 
Photo: Diane Weissman

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly campanulate, 2" across, white with strong purplish-red spotting. Held in dome-shaped trusses of about 20. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, heavy cinnamon-brown indumentum, new growth is whitish colored. Leaves retained 3-4 years. Rounded, well-branched habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x bureavii  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

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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