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Description of Rhododendron  'Temptation'

Photo by: U.S. National Arboretum

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

simsii x mucronatum 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2" to 2" across, deep purplish pink, darker at tips, with vivid purplish red spots mostly on dorsal lobe. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, mid green. Spreading plant habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




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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