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Description of Rhododendron 'Hurricane'

R. 'Hurricane' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mrs. Furnival x Anna Rose Whitney 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Whitney 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 764 

 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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