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More Information: Rhododendron 'Marissa'

R. 'Marissa' 
Photo: Jim Barlup

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 3⅜" across, opens purplish pink and quickly ages to greenish white, with tinge of light purplish pink on midribs and lobe tips, deep red throat. Dome-shaped truss has 17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, glossy, moderate olive green.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Fancy x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) x Coronation Day

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Barlup

Registration Reference:  ARS 961

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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