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More Information: Rhododendron 'Waxbill'


R. 'Waxbill' 
  Photo: Don Wallace

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular-funnel shaped, 1¾" across, wavy edged, light yellowish pink, lightly flushed strong pink, unmarked. Truss holds 3-5 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate, bluntly acute apex, rounded to cuneate base, 1-2" long, matte green. Flat-topped plant habit.

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x spinuliferum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridized or Selected by:  Cox, P.

Registration Reference:  RHS 98

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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