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Description of Rhododendron 'Graf Zeppelin'

R. 'Graf Zeppelin' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Pink Pearl x Mrs Charles S. Sargent 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower bright pink with darker edges. Held in ball-shaped trusses of about 10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves dark green, glossy, slightly twisted. Upright and spreading growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

van Nes & Sons 

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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