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Description of Rhododendron 'Susan'

R. 'Susan' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

campanulatum ssp campanulatum x fortunei ssp fortunei 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 5" long, flat, dark green with traces of indumentum when new, purple petioles. Upright, spreading growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Waterer, J. 

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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