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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bariton'

R. 'Bariton' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate-rounded base, 4" to 6" long, glossy, medium green. Upright habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Arthur Bedford x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 89

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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