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More Information: Rhododendron 'Arnold Piper'

R. 'Arnold Piper' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 5" across, vivid purplish-red fading to rose with age, deep red spots and blotch on dorsal lobe. Ball to dome-shaped trusses with 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" to 8" long, yellow-green, retained 3 years. New growth is brownish-green. Rounded habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Anna x Marinus Koster

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  ARS 812

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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