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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Harlequin'

R. 'Dexter's Harlequin' 
Photo by: Don Hyatt

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Pygmalion x haemotodes) x Wellfleet 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, frilly, 3" across, deep purplish-pink at edges, fading to near white at center and 2 small rays in dorsal throat. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 10-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate to rounded base, flat with slightly undulate edges, 4" - 6" long, slightly glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 821 

 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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