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Description of Rhododendron 'Ernie Dee'

R. 'Ernie Dee' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

dauricum x racemosum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower flat-campanulate, wavy to slightly frilly lobes, " to 1" across, moderate purplish-pink with red spots. Terminal inflorescence composed of 4-8 trusses. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, slightly rugose, somewhat revolute, dark green, held for 2 years. Broad, well-branched, grows twice as wide as tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Caperci 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 774 

 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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