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Rhododendron of the Year Plant Awards: 2023


Southern California/Hawaii Region

R. 'Kisses'

 

Vireya Rhododendron: 'Kisses'

Flower tube light greenish yellow, both inside and out, lobes deep yellowish pink.  Open, flat truss has 4-7 flowers.  Blooms all year long.  Leaves elliptic, acuminate apex, cuneate base, 1" long, light green, with minute scales, stems deep red.  Grows to a typical height of 4 feet in ten years.  Upright plant habit.  Hybridized by Blumhardt.

Photo by Sherla Bertelmann.

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