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Description of Rhododendron  'Sherwoodii or Sherwood Orchid'

Photo by: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Hinodegiri x unknown 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 2" across, single, strong reddish-purple with darker blotch on the three dorsal lobes. Inflorescence 2 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves yellow-green when new, aging to matt green. Upright, spreading habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 



Sherwood Nursery 

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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