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Description of Rhododendron 'Helen Scott Richey'

R. 'Helen Scott Richey' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(racemosum x moupinense) x mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, deep purplish-pink lightly spotted deep pink. 1-5 terminal clusters hold 1-2 flowers each. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" long, glossy, bullate, dark green, semi-deciduous. New growth is bronze colored. Upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Scott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 772 

 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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