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Description of Rhododendron 'Tapestry'

R. 'Tapestry' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Purpurem Splendens (unregistered) x catawbiense hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, vivid purple with a dark purple blotch. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, down curved margins, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, dull, dark green, retained 2+ years. Compact, dense grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

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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