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Description of Rhododendron 'Orchid Mist'

R. 'Orchid Mist' 
Photo by: Jim Barlup

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form x Frank Galsworthy 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2⅛" across, wavy edges, very pale purple, with very light purple picotee edge, and dark greenish yellow spotting. Ball-shaped truss has 19 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-25C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, dull, moderate olive green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barlup 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 001 

 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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