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More Information: Rhododendron 'Caruso'

R. 'Caruso' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" to 4" across, moderate purplish pink, with deep purplish pink veins, paler midribs and throat, and deep purplish red markings on dorsal lobe. Truss has 12 -15 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, apiculate apex, rounded base, convex, slightly glossy, dark green. Broadly rounded plant habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Astrid x Lem's Monarch

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 01

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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