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More Information: Rhododendron 'Billie Dee'


Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped flowers, single, 2" to 3" across, strong reddish purple at the margins, shading to very pale purple at the center, sparse, vivid purplish red spotting. Truss has 5-10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate to obovate, flat, broadly acute to obtuse apex, cuneate base, glossy, hairy above and below, 2⅜" long, deep yellowish green. Upright, dense growth habit

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  20F  ( -7C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Hybridized or Selected by:  Mossholder

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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