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More Information: Rhododendron 'Excalibur'

R. 'Excalibur' 
Photo: Dennis McKiver

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, vivid purplish red at edges shading lighter to pale purplish pink in center of lobes and throat and red star-shaped blotch deep in throat. Conical-shaped truss holds 28-32 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, convex, medium green, retained 2 years. Upright, stiff-branched shrub.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Lem's Cameo x Pink Petticoats

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lofthouse

Registration Reference:  ARS 832

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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