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More Information: Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Boursault'

R. 'Catawbiense Boursault' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, lilac purple with a few reddish or pale brown markings. Ball-shaped truss contains about 17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, mid green. Dense and spreading habit. Tough plant that takes heat and sun. Grows in time to small tree-size.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   catawbiense hybrid or selection

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Boursault

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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