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Description of Rhododendron 'Minnetonka'

R. 'Minnetonka' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

ponticum x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3" across, light purple with lighter center and vivid yellow-green spots on upper lobe. Dome-shaped trusses of 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, wavy margins, glossy, medium green, retained 3 years. Dense and spreading shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Motzkau 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

 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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