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Description of Rhododendron 'Caronella'

R. 'Caronella' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group, white form x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" wide, light purplish-pink, with purple-pink markings producing a striped effect. Dome-shaped trusses of about 6. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, dark green, about of leaves are orange-red in fall before dropping. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 992 

 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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