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More Information: Rhododendron 'Crater Lake'

R. 'Crater Lake' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower flat saucer-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, brilliant violet. No markings. Held in inflorescences with 3 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 1" to 2" long, yellowish colored, retained for 2 years. Plant has upright habit. New growth bronze yellow.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   augustinii 'Barto Blue' x Bluebird

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Phetteplace

Registration Reference:  ARS 763

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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