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Description of Rhododendron 'Ruth A. Weber'

R. 'Ruth A. Weber' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Marchioness of Lansdowne x Old Port 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, moderate reddish-purple with dark purplish-red spotting on dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dark green, retained 3 years. Upright growth habit. Vigorous grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Weber 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 743 

 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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