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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hydon Hunter'


R. 'Hydon Hunter' 
Photo: Steve Henning

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves, elliptic, recurved, 4" long, slightly glossy, dark green. Upright habit. Can grow leggy. Grows wider than tall.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Springbok

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  George, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 72

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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