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Description of Rhododendron 'Gordon Jones'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Sappho x degronianum ssp yakushimanum, Exbury form 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, convex, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, dark green, retained 2-3 years. Spreading, dense shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Murcott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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