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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Honeydew'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly oblong, wavy margins, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 4" long. Spreading habit, wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

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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