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More Information: Rhododendron 'John Paul II'

R. 'John Paul II' 
Photo: Bill Stipe

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" across, deep red with pale yellow-green streaks on dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 15 to 18.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, concave, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" long, glossy, dark green, retained 2-3 years. Plant habit upright, and spreading, somewhat open.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mars x (The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague x Cheer)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Minahan

Registration Reference:  ARS 902

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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