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Description of Rhododendron 'Invitation'

R. 'Invitation' 
Photo by: Jens Birck

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anita Dunstan x Lem's Cameo 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purplish pink at edge fading to pale greenish yellow at center, two strong red areas at base, outside pink tinge on lobes. Ball-shaped truss holds 20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, dull, olive green, held for 2 years. Rounded , dense plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 961 

 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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