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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ruth A. Weber'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dark green, retained 3 years. Upright growth habit. Vigorous grower.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Marchioness of Lansdowne x Old Port

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Weber

Registration Reference:  ARS 743

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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