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More Information: Rhododendron 'Emasculum'

R. 'Emasculum' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, up to 1" long, glossy, dark green, dark brown scales below. Upright, open, twiggy growth habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  ciliatum x dauricum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  unknown

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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