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Description of Rhododendron 'Plum High'

R. 'Plum High' 
Photo by: Jim Barlup

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Fancy x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x Frank Galsworthy 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purple at edges shading to very pale purple in throat with red spotted blotch , outside with purplish-red veins along mid ribs. Ball-shaped trusses of 18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, dull, olive green, retained 2 years. Dense grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barlup 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 992 

 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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