Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 243-244.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0415

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A New Rhododendron Cultivar‘Wanjiao’

WANG Hua1,WANG Lian1,JIA Suqi1,ZHAO Shuwei1,ZHANG Shuiming1,*,and YU Shujun2   

  1. 1College of Horticulture,Anhui Agricultural University,Hefei 230036,China;2Lu’an Yuhuayuan Garden Horticulture Co.,Ltd.,Lu’an,Anhui 237191,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: Rhododendron‘Wanjiao’is a new cultivar selected from a bud mutation of R.‘Bendihong’. Flower shape is semi-double with petaloid stamen,slightly twisted inside wheel petals. Flower diameters are 5.5–7.0 cm. Two buds in a bunch are borne on top of the branches. Petals are pink-tinged white with irregular white spots along the margin. It has high ornamental value. The cultivar is suitable for potted plants,and the flowering period is from mid-November to mid-April of the next year in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River.

Key words: Rhododendron, cultivar

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