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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ruth Mottley'

R. 'Ruth Mottley' 
Photo: Paul Wurz

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 brilliant orange spotting. Dome-shaped truss holds 12 - 15 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 2" to 5" long, glossy, mid green. Upright plant habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   unknown peach-colored hybrid x Lem's Cameo

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Robertson

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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