Rhododendron 'Western Lights'

Photo: Harold Greer

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

Orchid Lights, treated in vitro with colchine 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower narrowly tubular funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" to 2" across, inside strong reddish purple, spotted strong purplish red, outside moderate purplish pink, slightly fragrant. Ball-shaped truss has 7-8 clusters each with 7 to 9 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-35F  (-37C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, down-curved, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, semi glossy, strong yellow green. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 



Briggs Nursery 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 992 

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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