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More Information: Rhododendron 'Blutopia'

R. 'Blutopia' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy lobed, 3" across, strong purple with many greenish-yellow spots on dorsal lobes. Held in ball-shaped truss with 12 - 15 blooms.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to ovate, acute apex, cuneate-rounded base, slightly recurved margins, about 5" long, mid green, reddish-brown stems. Broad, upright grower.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Catawbiense Grandiflorum x Arthur Bedford

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 89

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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