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More Information: Rhododendron 'Conversation Piece'

R. 'Conversation Piece' 
Photo: Auburn University

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy, 3" across, color varies among flowers: (1) vivid reddish purple, (2) white (3) sectored (4) vivid reddish purple shaded lighter at edges. Some flowers spotted.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1⅝" long, glabrous.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   [Emile Russave x Carol (Gable)] x Eikan

Hybridizer:  Gartrell

Registration Reference:  ARS 781

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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