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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Amethyst'

R. 'Dexter's Amethyst' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, light purple at margin shading to very pale purple at base, with a tan to yellowish-green flare. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute at tip, moderate olive green, 7" long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 011 

 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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