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More Information: Rhododendron 'Vernum or Vernus'

R. 'Vernum or Vernus' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dull dark green. Upright habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   red-flowered catawbiense hybrid x Cunningham's White

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Shammarello

Registration Reference:  ARS 604

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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