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Description of Rhododendron 'Excalibur'

R. 'Excalibur' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Lem's Cameo x Pink Petticoats 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, convex, medium green, retained 2 years. Upright, stiff-branched shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lofthouse 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 832 

 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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