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Description of Rhododendron 'Alice Swift'

R. 'Alice Swift' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(racemosum x mucronulatum) x minus Carolinianum Group 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1" across, light reddish-purple shading to purplish-pink in throat with vivid purplish-red spots on dorsal lobe. 12-16 flowers per truss. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1⅝" to 2" long, scaly indumentum. Compact, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Yavorsky 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 873 

 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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