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Description of Rhododendron 'Durango'

R. 'Durango' 
Photo by: Peter Norris

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Ruby Bowman x elliottii 'War Paint' 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 994 

 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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