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More Information: Rhododendron 'Professor Hugo de Vries'

R. 'Professor Hugo de Vries' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, about 4" across, lilac rose with a ray of reddish brown markings on a light ground. Pyramidal-shaped truss holds about 17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves obovate, about 5" long, matt to slightly glossy, medium green. Upright, open habit. Resistant to root rot.

Height:  7  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Pink Pearl x Doncaster

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Endtz & Co.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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