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More Information: Rhododendron 'Ernest Inman'


R. 'Ernest Inman' 
  Photo: Don Wallace

Predominant Flower Color:  Lavender

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, light purple, fading to slivery white at base, deep orange-yellow spotting on upper lobe which ages to olive color. Round truss has 15-20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 4⅛"-4⅓" long, slightly glossy, dark green. Compact, dense plant habit.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Purple Splendour

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  George, A.

Registration Reference:  RHS 76

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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