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More Information: Rhododendron 'George Hardy'


R. 'George Hardy' 
  Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2⅓" - 2" across, white with deep purplish pink edges which fade so only sinuses are colored, strong purplish pink spoting on dorsal lobe. Conical-shaped truss has about 13 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, up to 5" long, glossy, dark green. Can grow to tree-size.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     griffithianum x catawbiense (?)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Mangles

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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