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More Information: Rhododendron 'Sammamish'

R. 'Sammamish' 
Photo: Bob George

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, wavy to frilly edges, 2" across, pale purplish pink, outside strong and pale purplish-pink swirled together to produce a striped effect. Dome shaped trusses of 25-30 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, down curved margins, dull green with sparse, cinnamon hairs below and at margins, yellow petioles. Open plant habit.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  unknown

Registration Reference:  ARS 994

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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