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Description of Rhododendron 'Russautinii Group'

R. 'Russautinii Group' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

russatum x augustinii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, lavender blue. Several clones are available, some have lighter centers and others a dark eye. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, up to 4" long, dark green. Susceptible to spotting. Upright plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Ramsden 

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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