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Description of Rhododendron 'Mrs J.A. Withington III'

R. 'Mrs J.A. Withington III' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Laurie x dauricum white-flowered 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower saucer-shaped, wavy edges, 1" - 2" across, double, very light purple at margins, shading paler to very pale purple at center. Held in multi-bud, dome-shaped trusses of 2-4 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 1" - 2" long, semi-glossy, yellow-green, retained 2 years. Mahogany colored in winter. Compact mounded habit which is fairly dense. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 981 

 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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