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Description of Rhododendron 'Hellikki'

R. 'Hellikki' 
Photo by: Kristian Theqvist

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

smirnowii hybrid x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edged, 3" across, purple, unspotted. Held in dome-shaped truss of 8-12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly obovate, obtuse or mucronate apex, rounded base, recurved margins, 3" long, light tomentum on new-growth and slight yellow indumentum as the leaf matures. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Uosukainen 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 94 

 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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