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More Information: Rhododendron 'Elya'

R. 'Elya' 
Photo: Harry Wright

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

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


Bloom Time:  Early

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

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Fabia Group x bureavii) x degronianum ssp yakushimanum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Larson

Registration Reference:  RHS 83

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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