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Description of Rhododendron 'Malta'

R. 'Malta' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Gable's Pioneer x Gable's Pioneer 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, pale purplish-pink, lobes and perimeter irregularly flushed darker, no stamens. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 2-6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, bronze/mahogany in the winter. Upright grower, round-shaped plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 813 

 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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