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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gartendirektor Rieger'

R. 'Gartendirektor Rieger' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, 2" - 4" across, white tinged pink with deep purplish-red dorsal spotting. Held in open-topped truss with 4-9 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves rounded, slightly recurved, with yellow-green petioles. Upright habit. Likes a fair amount of sun for good blooming but optimal foliage requires filtered sun.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Adriaan Koster x williamsianum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hobbie

Registration Reference:  not registered

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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