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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Honeydew'

R. 'Dexter's Honeydew' 
Photo: Don Hyatt

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" across, very fragrant, very pale purple at margins, fading to greenish-white center and a light yellow throat. 7-10 flowers in a ball-shaped truss.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly oblong, wavy margins, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 4" long. Spreading habit, wider than tall.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

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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