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Description of Rhododendron 'Barto Alpine'

R. 'Barto Alpine' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

lapponica hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, fuchsia purple, fragrant. Held in rounded truss with 4-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 1" to 2" long, bronze red, nutmeg-like scent. Upright, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barto 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 633 

 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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