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Description of Rhododendron 'Golfer'

R. 'Golfer' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x pseudochrysanthum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Berg 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 814 

 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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