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More Information: Rhododendron 'Mrs J.A. Withington III'


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

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

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.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Laurie x dauricum white-flowered

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 981

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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