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Description of Rhododendron 'Gertrude Saxe'

R. 'Gertrude Saxe' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group x mucronulatum 'Paul's Pink' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, purplish-pink, 15 per ball-shaped truss. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acuminate apex, rounded base, 2" long, flat, dark green. Upright plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Murcott 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 874 

 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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