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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Harlequin'


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

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

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.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Pygmalion x haemotodes) x Wellfleet

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 821

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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