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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gretzel'

R. 'Gretzel' 
Photo: Diane Weissman

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower pastel pink to shell pink, with salmon-orange margins, aging to translucent white. Lax truss holds 5-6 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves dark green with buff-colored indumentum. Upright habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   bureavii x Fabia Group

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  not registered

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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