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More Information: Rhododendron 'Wigeon'

R. 'Wigeon' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 1" across, dull, blue-green, reddish scaly backside. Compact habit.

Height:  1  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group x calostrotum 'Gigha'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Cox

Registration Reference:  RHS 82

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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