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Description of Rhododendron  'Elsie Lee'

Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Desiree x Rosebud 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2" - 2" across, semi-double, light reddish purple. Inflorescence 2 to 3 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 1" long, glossy, moderate yellow-green, held for 2 years. Mature leaves yellowish-brown. Upright, broad habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 754 

 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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