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More Information: Rhododendron 'Carex'

R. 'Carex' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, about 3" across, light pink fading to white in center, maroon spotting on dorsal lobes. Held in trusses of about 8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, about 3" long, matt, dark green. Pyramidal habit. Prefers some afternoon shade.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   irroratum x oreodoxa var fargesii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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