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Description of Rhododendron 'Carex'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

irroratum x oreodoxa var fargesii 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, about 3" long, matt, dark green. Pyramidal habit. Prefers some afternoon shade. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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