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Description of Rhododendron 'Vernum or Vernus'

R. 'Vernum or Vernus' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

red-flowered catawbiense hybrid x Cunningham's White 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, light pink, spotted light brown on upper lobes. Conical-shaped truss holds 12-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dull dark green. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Shammarello 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 604 

 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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