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Description of Rhododendron 'August Lamken'

R. 'August Lamken' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Doctor V.H. Rutgers x williamsianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, wavy edges, 2⅛" to 3" across, vivid purplish red to deep purplish pink, with dark red markings. Broad truss has 9 to 11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, deep olive green, new leaves are reddish colored. Dense, broad plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hobbie 

Registration Reference: 

not registered 

 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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