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More Information: Rhododendron 'Golfer'

R. 'Golfer' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, pale purplish-pink with slight brown spotting, reverse striped darker. Dome-shaped trusses of 13.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 3" long, margins slightly recurved, glossy, retained 2-3 years. Silver tomentum on new growth. Likes mid-afternoon filtered shade.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum x pseudochrysanthum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Berg

Registration Reference:  ARS 814

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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