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Description of Rhododendron 'Elya'

R. 'Elya' 
Photo by: Harry Wright

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Fabia Group x bureavii) x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, deep purplish-pink. Trusses of 7-8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 3" long, olive green with brownish-orange felted indumentum. Nice mounding habit. Does much better in filtered shade conditions. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 83 

 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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