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Description of Rhododendron 'Pirouette'

R. 'Pirouette' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Pink Petticoats 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower light purplish-pink, unmarked. Fades to white. Ball-shaped trusses hold up to 28 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Compact grower. Best with afternoon sun protection. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lofthouse 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 73 

 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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