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More Information: Rhododendron 'Peter Behring'


Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2⅓" across, wavy lobes, vivid purplish red with greenish yellow spotting and purplish-red ribs. Held in conical trusses of 14.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, about 3" long, more or less concave, dull, medium olive green, retained 2 years. Buds are indumented. Upright habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Nova Zembla x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Mist Maiden'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Behring

Registration Reference:  ARS 851

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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