Rhododendron '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 in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Purple Splendour  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

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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