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Description of Rhododendron 'Frontier'

R. 'Frontier' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Letty Edwards x Crest 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, strong yellowish-pink with pronounced light greenish yellow markings. Fade to cream color. Ball truss of 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, apiculate, rounded, 4" long, medium green, retained for 3 years. New growth has rosy blush. Upright, rounded growth habit. Strong grower when established. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Elliott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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