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Description of Rhododendron  'Purple Splendor'

 
Photo by: Buck Clagett

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

yedoense var. poukhanense x Hexe 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, frilly edges, hose-in-hose, vivid reddish-purple with darker blotch. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Spreading habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Hybridizer: 

Gable 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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