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Description of Rhododendron 'Wheatley'

R. 'Wheatley' 
Photo by: Henk Borsje

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Westbury x Meadowbrook 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Phipps 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 734 

 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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