R. yakushimanum 'Kalinka'

Rhododendron Hybrid
Parentage: (yakushimanum var. 'Koichiro Wada' x griffithianum 'Spitfire') 'Morgenrot'
x (griffithianum 'Mars' x degronianum ssp. yakushimanum)
H. Hachmann, G Stuck 1985
Habit: Compact and round type growth. Height 0.9 m (3 ft) and width 1.3 m (4 ft) in ten years.
Flowers: Neyron rose flowers, pale pink at center, edges darker, marked yellow-green.
Leaves: Glossy, deep-green elliptic leaves with indumentum below.
Cold Hardiness Temperature: -13F, -25C
'Kalinka' flower

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