Rhododendron 'Professor Hugo de Vries'

 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

Lavender 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, about 4" across, lilac rose with a ray of reddish brown markings on a light ground. Pyramidal-shaped truss holds about 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, about 5" long, matt to slightly glossy, medium green. Upright, open habit. Resistant to root rot. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

7 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

Pink Pearl x Doncaster  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Endtz & Co. 

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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