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2009 Rhododendron of the Year Awards
Plant suitable for Southern California/Hawaii


Vireya Rhododendron: 'Saint Cecilia'
(R. konori var. phaeopeplum x R. leucogigas)

Flower white with purplish pink markings, fragrant, elongated tubular funnel-shaped, 4" across, wavy-lobes. Variable flowering period. Leaves elliptic, 6-7" long, edges decurved, broadly acute apex, oblique base, glossy, dark yellowish green. Grows to a height of 4-5 ft. in 10 yrs.  Hybridized by Sullivan.

R. 'Saint Cecilia'

 Photo by Sherla Bertelmann

Prior Year ROY Selections for Southern CA/Hawaii
2008   2007   2006   2005   2004

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