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Description of Rhododendron 'Peter Behring'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Nova Zembla x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Mist Maiden' 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Behring 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 851 

 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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