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More Information: Rhododendron 'Joan Leslie Hammond'


R. 'Joan Leslie Hammond' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, very light purple edges shading to very pale purple at center of lobes, dark red flare in throat and deep purplish red nectary, outside light purple with strong purplish red midribs. Domed truss has 16-18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 4" to 6" long, dull, moderate olive green. Upright plant habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Holy Moses x Albatross) x Abe Arnott

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Newcomb, E.

Registration Reference:  ARS 941

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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