Rhododendron 'Noyo Brave'

 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, vivid reddish pink that fades with age and small-size red blotch. Ball-shaped truss of up to 22 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly obovate, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" to 5" long, somewhat rolled down at edges, coriaceous, glossy, deep green, sparse orange-colored indumentum. Leaves retained 3 years. White tomentum when new. Broad growth habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

Noyo Chief x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 781 

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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