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Description of Rhododendron 'Ruth Mottley'

R. 'Ruth Mottley' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown peach-colored hybrid x Lem's Cameo 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, strong purplish pink at edges, shading to light purplish pink in center, with brillant orange spotting. Dome-shaped truss holds 12 - 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 2" to 5" long, glossy, mid green. Upright plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Robertson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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