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More Information: Rhododendron 'Roseum Elegans'

R. 'Roseum Elegans' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2⅜" across, rosy lavender with reddish-brown dorsal spotting, ages to pink. Ball-shaped truss holds about 20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, olive green. Dense and spreading plant of great vigor. Tolerant of heat or cold.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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