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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ernie Dee'

R. 'Ernie Dee' 
Photo: Hank Helm

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

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.

Height:  1  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  dauricum x racemosum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Caperci

Registration Reference:  ARS 774

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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