Rhododendron 'Bariton'

Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly wavy lobes, about 2" across, interior deep reddish-purple edge, center light purple, dark blackish-red blotch, exterior purple tinged reddish-purple. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 14-16 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate-rounded base, 4" to 6" long, glossy, medium green. Upright habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

Arthur Bedford x Purple Splendour  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 89 

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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