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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gertrude Saxe'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acuminate apex, rounded base, 2" long, flat, dark green. Upright plant habit.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   minus var minus Carolinianum Group x mucronulatum 'Paul's Pink'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Murcott

Registration Reference:  ARS 874

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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