Ken Janeck


Bloom Color:  Pink to White

Bloom Season:    Mid-Season

Plant Height(potential in 10 years): Four Feet

Hardy to: -15

Rhododendron of the Year:2004 Great Lakes and South Central, 2006 North East

One of the best forms of R. degronianum ssp. yakushimanum known for its appealing foliage (heavily indumented) and its richly colored pink flowers.  Flower deep purplish pink, ages to white, upper lobe spotted green, openly funnel-shaped, 2½” across.  Held in compact trusses of 13 to 17 flowers.  Blooms midseason.  Leaves oblanceolate, re-curved, dark green with thick indumentum beneath.  Compact, mounding plant.  Grows twice as wide as high.  Typical height: 4 ft. in 10 years.  Cold hardy to -15°F (-26°C).  This is the only yakushimanum selection to receive an Award of Excellence (1969).  There is continuing debate as to whether the plant is a variety of the species or is a hybrid containing R. smirnowii or another species.  Selected by Janeck.



Pricing Information:

2” to 4” wide     $15.99                 4” to 8” wide     $23.99                   8” to 12” wide   $33.99

12” to 15” wide $45.99                   15” to 21” wide $55.99                   21” to 24” wide $69.99

24” to 30” wide $109.99                   30” to 36” wide $149.99                 36” to 42” wide $199.99

42” to 48” wide $239.99


Size Information:

2” to 4” Wide – Typically a cutting rooted into a 3” or 4” square container.  Can be 4” to 6” tall.

4” to 8” Wide – Typically a plant in its first year in a one-gallon container.

8” to 12” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a one-gallon container or first year in a two gallon.

12” to 15” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a two gallon or first year in a three gallon.

15” to 21” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a three gallon or first year in a five gallon or field grown

21” to 24” Wide – Typically a second year plant in a five gallon or first year in a six or seven-gallon container.  Also could be field grown.

24” to 48” Mature Plants – Typically field dug to order or planted in a #10 container.



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