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Description of Rhododendron 'PJM Elite'

R. 'PJM Elite' 
Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var. minus Carolinianum Group x dauricum Sempervirens Group 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, strong reddish purple. Flat, ball-shaped truss holds 10-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex, cuneate base, 1 to 2 " long, convex, glossy, green, turning bronze mahogany in winter. Upright, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 874 

 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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