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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Peppermint'

R. 'Dexter's Peppermint' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, very fragrant, light purplish-pink with light yellow-green blotch. Smells like peppermint. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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