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Description of Rhododendron 'Virginia Delp'

R. 'Virginia Delp' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Kristin x Calsap 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-campanulate, 3" across, wavy lobes, light purple edges shading to very light purple in center with large moderate yellow blotch on dorsal lobe. Conical truss holds 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4⅜" long, retained 2 years. Upright, spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, A. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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