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More Information: Rhododendron 'Susan'


R. 'Susan' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, light purple, paler towards center, with darker dorsal lobes, maroon spots. Ball-shaped trusses of 1216 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 5" long, flat, dark green with traces of indumentum when new, purple petioles. Upright, spreading growth habit.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   campanulatum ssp campanulatum x fortunei ssp fortunei

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, J.

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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