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Description of Rhododendron  'Conversation Piece'

Photo by: Auburn University

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

[Emile Russave x Carol (Gable)] x Eikan 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple, White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy, 3" across, color varies among flowers: (1) roseine purple, (2) white (3) sectored (4) roseine purple shaded lighter at edges. Some flowers spotted. Color year to year. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1⅝" long, glabrous. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 781 

 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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