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Description of Rhododendron 'Ingrid Mehlquist'

R. 'Ingrid Mehlquist' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Besse Howells x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, slightly fragrant, pale pink, maturing to pure white, with burgundy blotch. Ball-shaped trusses of 20-22. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to slightly obovate, flat, about 2" long, glossy, dark green above, pale tan aging to rusty brown indumentum. Hairy petioles. Dense, spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mehlquist 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 951 

 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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