Rhododendron 'Bow Bells'

 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly campanulate, 2⅜" across, deep pink, deeper on reverse, ages to pale pink, sparse crimson spotting. Held in lax trusses of 4-7. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, cordate base, 1" to 2" long, dark green. New growth bronze-colored. Compact, round and dense plant. Doesn't like a lot of sun. Can be leggy in deep shade. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

Corona x williamsianum  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

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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