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Description of Rhododendron 'Towner Crest'

R. 'Towner Crest' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Van Nes Sensation x Mrs Horace Fogg 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" across, inside light pale purplish pink suffused light purplish pink, throat deep purplish pink paling to light greenish yellow; outside suffused light purplish pink. Dome truss has 12-14 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, wavy edges, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 6" long, mid green, retained 2 years. Dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 962 

 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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