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More Information: Rhododendron 'Wheatley'

R. 'Wheatley' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly lobes, 3" across, very fragrant, pale purplish-pink shaded darker towards outer edge, with yellowish-green rays in throat. Ball-shaped truss with 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 7" across, medium green, retained 2 years. Prefers filtered light. Broad, well-branched habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Westbury x Meadowbrook

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Phipps

Registration Reference:  ARS 734

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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