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Description of Rhododendron 'Wigeon'

R. 'Wigeon' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group x calostrotum 'Gigha' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, light purple slightly tinged rose, lower half of dorsal lobe heavily dotted deep red. Held in lax dome-shaped truss with 5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 1" across, dull, blue-green, reddish scaly backside. Compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Cox 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 82 

 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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