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Description of Rhododendron 'Duke of York'

R. 'Duke of York' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei ssp fortunei x Scipio 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3⅛" across, fragrant, rosy-pink, fading to near white in the center with brownish-green spots. Held in loose trusses of about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-obovate, 5" long, glossy, dark green, bronze when new. Open growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Paul 

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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