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Description of Rhododendron 'Amity'

R. 'Amity' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Grosclaude x Britannia) x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, strong red with moderate red spotting. Prominent calyx. Held in ball-shaped trusses of about 15 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, 4" long, dark green with heavy dark yellow to moderate orange-yellow indumentum and silver tomentum when new, retained 3 years. Dense, compact growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 821 

 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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