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Description of Rhododendron 'Catharine van Tol'

R. 'Catharine van Tol' 
Photo by: Torben Stein

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel shaped, 2⅜" across, carmine rose with yellowish-green spots on paler center. Round trusses of 16-20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, up to 5⅓" long, deep green . Rather open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


van Tol 

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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