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Description of Rhododendron 'Daphnoides'

R. 'Daphnoides' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower two-lipped, light purple, with light brown dorsal markings. Small, round trusses have about 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate with margins curved under, up to 3" long, glossy, dark green. A densely foliaged, tight growing shrub. This plant likes good drainage and summer sun protection. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

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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