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Description of Rhododendron 'Bluenose'

R. 'Bluenose' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unnamed augustinii hybrid x dauricum Sempervirens Group 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, light violet, fading to very pale purple, held in lax trusses of 3-5. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, convex, 2" long, olive green above, retained 1 to 1 years. Upright, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Brueckner 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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