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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hellikki'

R. 'Hellikki' 
Photo: Kristian Theqvist

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

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.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   smirnowii hybrid x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Uosukainen

Registration Reference:  RHS 94

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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