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Description of Rhododendron 'Queen Nefertiti'

R. 'Queen Nefertiti' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anna x Loderi Venus 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 5" across, light purplish-pink with deeper margins and reverse and purplish-red spotting on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped trusses of about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F  (-9C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly oblong to elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dark green, retained 2 years. Upright and vigorous grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Beck 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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