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More Information: Rhododendron 'One Thousand Butterflies'

R. 'One Thousand Butterflies' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, strong purplish-pink at edges, shading paler within, cardinal red blotch and flare butterfly shaped. Held in ball-shaped trusses of up to 34 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 5" to 6" long, glossy, dark yellowish-green, retained 3 years. Upright, well-branched plant.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Lem's Cameo x Pink Petticoats

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lofthouse

Registration Reference:  ARS 812

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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