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Description of Rhododendron 'Cosmopolitan'

R. 'Cosmopolitan' 
Photo by: Paul Lawry

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Cunningham's White x Vesuvius 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1" to 3" across, light purplish-pink fading to pale pink with dark red to deep purplish-pink markings. Held in conical-shaped trusses with 10-18 flowers. May bloom again in fall. 



Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves are glossy and dark green colored, retained three years. Broad, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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