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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lem's Monarch'


R. 'Lem's Monarch' 
Photo: Roland Kersten

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" across, pale pink to white with pink margins and two narrow rays of red spots in upper lobe. Dome-shaped trusses of 16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, slightly wavy margins, 7" to 8" long, dull, olive green, retained 2 years. Moderately dense habit.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Anna x Marinus Koster

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  ARS 961

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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