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Description of Rhododendron 'Vibrant Violet'

R. 'Vibrant Violet' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

impeditum x augustinii 'Tower Court' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 2" across, wavy to frilly lobes, vivid violet with brownish-orange anthers. Held in terminal clusters composed of 4-5 trusses each with 5-6 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves near elliptic to wider than lanceolate, concave, acute, cuneate, about 1" long, dull, dark yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Round, well-branched shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Fujioka 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 863 

 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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