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Description of Rhododendron 'Centennial Celebration'

R. 'Centennial Celebration' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Purple Lace x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, fragrant, very light purple with sparse tan spotting on dorsal lobe, reverse deep purplish-pink stripes. Held in trusses 20. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, about 5" long, dark yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Compact, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Peste 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 862 

 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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