Rhododendron 'Arthur Bedford'

Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, fragrant, pale mauve tube, darker lobes with a brownish-red blotch. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 11 to 16 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-elliptic, thick, up to 6" long, glossy, dark green with reddish-purple stems, retained 1 year. Open, upright habit. Sun tolerant. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

6 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

unknown x ponticum  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridized or Selected by: 


Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

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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