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Description of Rhododendron 'Louis Pasteur'

R. 'Louis Pasteur' 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mrs Tritton x Viscount Powerscourt 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3" across, brilliant crimson at edges shading to white in center, with narrow ray of pale brown or green spots. Conical-shaped truss holds about 24 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, olive green. Very straggly, upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Endtz & Co. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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