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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gordon Jones'

R. 'Gordon Jones' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edges, 2" across, very pale purple aging to white with prominent dark red spotting. Dome-shaped trusses of 16.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong, convex, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, dark green, retained 2-3 years. Spreading, dense shrub.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Sappho x degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Murcott

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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