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More Information: Rhododendron 'Karens'


R. 'Karens' 
Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, slightly fragrant, deep reddish-purple. Lax inflorescence with 3-4 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly obovate, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 1" long, glossy, hairy, moderate olive green, wine-red in winter. Rounded habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Hinodegiri x yedoense var. poukhanense

Hybridizer:  Pedersen

Registration Reference:  ARS 793

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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