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Description of Rhododendron 'Overture'

R. 'Overture' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan x pseudochrysanthum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purplish-pink of various shades on inside and considerably darker pink on reverse. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 12. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves of heavy substance, narrowly elliptic, flat, acute at tip, 5" long, shiny, dark yellowish-green above, patchy hairs on the mid rib blow. Leaves retained 3 years. Compact, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Nicolella 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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