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Description of Rhododendron 'Bariton'

R. 'Bariton' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Arthur Bedford x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy lobes, about 2" across, interior deep reddish-purple edge, center light purple, dark blackish-red blotch, exterior purple tinged reddish-purple. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 14-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate-rounded base, 4" to 6" long, glossy, medium green. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 89 

 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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