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Description of Rhododendron 'Today and Tomorrow'

R. 'Today and Tomorrow' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

smirnowii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, heavy substance, slightly fragrant, opening pale purplish-pink aging to white. Ball-shaped truss of 15-18. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, convex, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" - 4" long, glossy, dark green, cream colored indumentum, retained for 3 years. Hairy petioles. Spreading, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mehlquist 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 951 

 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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