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Description of Rhododendron 'Edith Bosley'

R. 'Edith Bosley' 
Photo by: Mark Davis

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Dexter Bosley #1035 x Lee's Dark Purple 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, deep reddish-purple at margins shading through purple to reddish-purple in center, with dark red spotting. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 3" long, glabrous, olive green, retained 3 years. Spreading, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Bosley 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 942 

 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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