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Description of Rhododendron 'Sammamish'

R. 'Sammamish' 
Photo by: Bob George

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

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. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 994 

 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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