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Description of Rhododendron 'Parson's Gloriosum'

R. 'Parson's Gloriosum' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2⅜" across, pale rosy mauve with ray of bright yellow markings. Dome-shaped truss holds 20-24 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to obovate, 4" to 6" long. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, A. 

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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