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Description of Rhododendron 'Emasculum'

R. 'Emasculum' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

ciliatum x dauricum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, about 2" across, very pale purple, reverse strongly flushed vivid reddish-purple, unmarked, no stamens. Held in trusses of 1-3 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 1" long, glossy, dark green, dark brown scales below. Upright, open, twiggy growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



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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