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Description of Rhododendron 'Hydon Hunter'

R. 'Hydon Hunter' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Springbok 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, moderate purplish-pink paling to the center, with slight orange to light greenish-yellow spotting. Age to near white. Held in dome-shaped trusses of about 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves, elliptic, recurved, 4" long, slightly glossy, dark green. Upright habit. Can grow leggy. Grows wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

George, A. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 72 

 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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