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Description of Rhododendron 'Van'

R. 'Van' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

griersonianum x Countess of Derby 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 4" across, slightly lighter than deep purplish pink, with deep purplish red spotting on middle of dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped truss has 13-15 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, bullate, 4" long, dull, dark green, retained 2 years. Broad habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 793 

 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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