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More Information: Rhododendron 'Chatham'

R. 'Chatham' 
Photo: Robert Hickey

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.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 853

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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