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Description of Rhododendron 'Myrtifolium'

R. 'Myrtifolium' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

hirsutum x minus var minus 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 1" across, purplish-pink with red spots. Held in raceme clusters of about 12. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, up to 2" long, whitish-colored when young and bronze-red in the winter months. Dome-shaped habit. Very compact, dense grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



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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