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Description of Rhododendron 'Anita Gehnrich'

R. 'Anita Gehnrich' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, deep pink fading to pale purplish-pink in throat with strong red spotting on dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped truss holds 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, glossy, dark green with slight brown indumentum on mature leaves, leaves retained 3 years. Spreading, dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waldman 

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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