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Description of Rhododendron 'Rik'

R. 'Rik' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

racemosum x keiskei 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, ⅞" across, yellowish-white or white flushed light pink with irregular edging of deep purplish-pink, irregular deep purplish-pink stripes on reverse. Truss holds 10-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" long, scaly indumentum. Winter foliage and stems are red. Dense, mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Yavorsky 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 873 

 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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