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More Information: Rhododendron 'UMinn's Lilac Lights'

R. 'UMinn's Lilac Lights' 
Photo: University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 1" to 2" across, slightly wavy edges, deep purplish pink with strong purplish red spotting on dorsal lobe. Lax truss has 8 to 10 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, dull, moderate olive green, deciduous.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -35F  ( -37C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   canadense x (Mollis hybrid x prinophyllum)

Hybridizer:  Pellett

Registration Reference:  ARS 031

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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