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More Information: Rhododendron 'Kaye Player'


R. 'Kaye Player' 
  Photo: Lonnie Player

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, deep purplish-pink shading to pale purplish pink in the throat and on ⅔ of dorsal lobe, dorsal lobe spotted with strong red and dark red. Flat-shaped trusses hold 14-17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, acute to broadly acute apex, 5" long, dull, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Open habit.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague x fortunei hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Player

Registration Reference:  ARS 974

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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