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More Information: Rhododendron 'Amity'

R. 'Amity' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Grosclaude x Britannia) x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Elliott

Registration Reference:  ARS 821

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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