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Description of Rhododendron 'Orchid Corsage'

R. 'Orchid Corsage' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 6" long, glossy dark green. Moderately dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hardgrove? 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 983 

 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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