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More Information: Rhododendron 'Trail Blazer'


R. 'Trail Blazer' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, vivid reddish-purple with a deep red blotch. Ball-shaped trusses of 19 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate, acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, shiny, dark green, retained 3 years. Compact grower, grows 2 times wider than tall.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mrs Furnivall x Sappho

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Wright

Registration Reference:  ARS 792

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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