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More Information: Rhododendron 'Everestianum'


R. 'Everestianum' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

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

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.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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