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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gabriel'


R. 'Gabriel' 
  Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, frilled lobes, strong purplish pink, with olive brown flecks on dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped truss with 18 flowers. Tends to flower heavily every other year.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, somewhat recurved at margin, 5" long, with white, patchy indumentum, retained 2 years. Broad, rounded plant habit.

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Dr. H. C. Dresselhuys x smirnowii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Swain

Registration Reference:  ARS 781

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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