Rhododendron 'King Tut'

 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, rose-pink, deeper on the reverse, tinted yellow, with brown spots in center. Held in conical truss. Several clones in cultivation. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 5" long, convex, medium green. Compact habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

(smirnowii x America) x red catawbiense seedling  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Shammarello 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

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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