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More Information: Rhododendron 'Durango'


R. 'Durango' 
Photo: Peter Norris

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 3" across, purplish-pink with red blotch and red nectarines. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, down curved margins, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" to 8" long, dark green above with tan indumentum that ages to brownish-orange, leaves retained 3 years. Dense habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Ruby Bowman x elliottii 'War Paint'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Goheen

Registration Reference:  ARS 994

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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