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More Information: Rhododendron 'Orchid Corsage'

R. 'Orchid Corsage' 
Photo: Richard Gustafson

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 4" across, light purple margins shading to lighter in center with a dark purple blotch and markings on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped trusses of 15.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 6" long, glossy dark green. Moderately dense habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hardgrove?

Registration Reference:  ARS 983

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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