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Description of Rhododendron 'Countess of Derby'

R. 'Countess of Derby' 
Photo by: Bob George

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Pink Pearl x Cynthia 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3" to 4⅓" long, rose pink paler in center of lobes, with brownish-red spots. Held in conical trusses of about 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, up to 5" long, dull, dark green. Open, spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

White 

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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