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More Information: Rhododendron 'Abe Arnott'


R. 'Abe Arnott' 
  Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flowers saucer-shaped, 4" across, wavy lobes of heavy susbstance, vivid reddish purple with heavy blotch on upper lobes very dark purplish red. Ball-shaped truss has 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, very dark green, retained 3 years. Plant upright, moderately branched.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Marchioness of Lansdowne x Lee's Dark Purple

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  unknown

Registration Reference:  ARS 743

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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