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More Information: Rhododendron 'Elsie Lee'


R. 'Elsie Lee' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

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

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

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:  Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Desiree x Rosebud

Hybridizer:  Shammarello

Registration Reference:  ARS 754

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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