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Description of Rhododendron 'Hoppy'

R. 'Hoppy' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Doncaster) selfed 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, frilly, open pale lilac-pink, spotted orange, fading to white with age. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 18. Likely several different plants in commerce with same name. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 3" long, dull, dark green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 72 

 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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