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Description of Rhododendron 'Mrs G.W. Leak'

R. 'Mrs G.W. Leak' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Coombe Royal x Chevalier Felix de Sauvage 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3⅓" across, mottled rosy pink, darker in the tube, with blackish-brown and crimson markings. Held in conical-shaped trusses of about 12 flowers. Plant does not bloom until it is at least 5 years old. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 4" to 6" long, deep, matt green. Leaves may suffer from winter spotting. Upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Koster & Sons 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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