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More Information: Rhododendron 'Elie'


R. 'Elie' 
  Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, slightly wavy edged, about 2" across, light purplish pink, with paler center, dark red spots on dorsal lobe. Conical-shaped truss has 6-13 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, 4" long, glossy, dark green.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Cunningham's White x red catawbiense seedling

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  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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