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More Information: Rhododendron 'Minnetonka'

R. 'Minnetonka' 
Photo: Paul Wurz

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.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, wavy margins, glossy, medium green, retained 3 years. Dense and spreading shrub.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  ponticum x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Motzkau

Registration Reference:  ARS 912

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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