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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hurricane'


R. 'Hurricane' 
Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, of good substance, strong purplish pink with deep red blotch and spotting. Truss ball-shaped, with 15 flowers

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute, cuneate to rounded, 4-6" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 3 years. Plant, broad, rounded well-branched.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mrs. Furnival x Anna Rose Whitney

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Whitney

Registration Reference:  ARS 764

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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