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More Information: Rhododendron 'Looking Glass'

R. 'Looking Glass' 
Photo: Monrovia Nursery

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" across, strong purplish red center and margins with mottled deep purplish-pink in-between, vivid red spotting in throat,. Ages to light pink. Flattened dome-shaped truss with 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, convex, dull, moderate olive-green, light felt-like indumentum that is yellowish-white. Leaves retained 3 years. Open growth habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Gordner

Registration Reference:  ARS 942

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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