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Description of Rhododendron 'Denali'

R. 'Denali' 
Photo by: Peter Norris

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vanessa Pastel x (Anna x Marinus Koster) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly-funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, vivid purplish-red with reddish-orange spots on dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 12-15. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 7" long, glossy, retained for 3 years. Upright, well-branched plant. Heat resistant more than sun tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Elliott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 864 

 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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