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More Information: Rhododendron 'Today and Tomorrow'

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

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

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   smirnowii x degronianum ssp yakushimanum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Mehlquist

Registration Reference:  ARS 951

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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