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More Information: Rhododendron 'Edith Bosley'

R. 'Edith Bosley' 
Photo: Mark Davis

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 3" long, glabrous, olive green, retained 3 years. Spreading, open habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Dexter Bosley #1035 x Lee's Dark Purple

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Bosley

Registration Reference:  ARS 942

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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