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Description of Rhododendron 'Caroline'

R. 'Caroline' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

decorum? x brachycarpum? 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gable 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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