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Description of Rhododendron 'Chatham'

R. 'Chatham' 
Photo by: Robert Hickey

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, fragrant, light purplish-pink with moderate purplish red spotting on dorsal lobes. Ball-to dome-shaped trusses hold 11-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to near narrowly elliptic, mucronate apex, cuneate to almost rounded base, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Broad, rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 853 

 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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