Rhododendron 'Bob Bovee'

Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light greenish-yellow with light red in throat that ages to greenish. Ball-shaped trusses with 10-12 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly obovate to elliptic, acute to apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, dark green glossy, retained 3 years. Red petioles. Rounded, well-branched plant. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x wardii  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 762 

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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