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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: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

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

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

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): 

Hybridizer: 

Loddiges 

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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