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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bluenose'


R. 'Bluenose' 
Photo: Christina Woodward

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, convex, 2" long, olive green above, retained 1 to 1 years. Upright, open habit.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   unnamed augustinii hybrid x dauricum Sempervirens Group

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Brueckner

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

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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