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Description of Rhododendron 'Mrs E.C. Stirling'

R. 'Mrs E.C. Stirling' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

griffithianum x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, about 3" across, mauve pink with a paler center, unmarked. Flowers fade to white. Conical-shaped truss holds up to 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves medium-sized, dark green. Growth habit upright and leggy when young, later spreading and open. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

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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