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Description of Rhododendron 'Countess of Haddington'

R. 'Countess of Haddington' 
Photo by: Norma Senn

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

ciliatum x dalhousiae var. dalhousiae 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, fragrant, white flushed pale rose. Very lax trusses of 2-6 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F  (-9C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate to oblong-obovate, 4" long, slightly rugose, dull, olive green, scaly. Compact, flat-topped shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



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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