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Description of Rhododendron 'Manitou'

R. 'Manitou' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Conestoga x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1" across, white rapidly changing to pale purplish-pink with a purplish-pink throat and small red spots on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped trusses with up to 35 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, flat, semi-glossy, olive green, brown scales below. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Nearing 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 974 

 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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