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Description of Rhododendron 'Spellbinder'

R. 'Spellbinder' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Russell Harmon x Robin Hood 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 3" across, light purplish-pink, spotted deep purplish-red, reverse deep purplish-pink. Ball-shaped trusses hold 16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 9" long, glossy, bullate, medium green, retained for 2 years. Plant well-branched, rounded, dense. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 752 

 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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