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More Information: Rhododendron 'Caroline'


R. 'Caroline' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower slightly scented, orchid lavender with an orange blotch in throat. Held in ball-shaped truss.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Densely foliaged with light green, slightly-twisted leaves. An upright-growing large and vigorous shrub. Plant in full sun or part shade, but fragrance more pronounced in a sunny location.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   decorum? x brachycarpum?

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Gable

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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