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Description of Rhododendron 'Everestianum'

R. 'Everestianum' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 2" across, lilac with a lighter center with rays of yellowish-green spotting. Dome-shaped truss holds 15-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-elliptic, to oblong-obovate, about 4⅓" long, glossy, dark green. Rounded, dense, vigorous plant. Very adaptable to sun or shade. Good heat tolerance. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, A. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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