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More Information: Rhododendron 'Virginia Delp'


R. 'Virginia Delp' 
Photo: Steve Henning

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4⅜" long, retained 2 years. Upright, spreading habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Kristin x Calsap

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Smith, A.

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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