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More Information: Rhododendron 'Tapestry'


R. 'Tapestry' 
  Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Purple

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, vivid purple with a dark purple blotch. Held in dome-shaped truss with 18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, down curved margins, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, dull, dark green, retained 2+ years. Compact, dense grower.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Purpurem Splendens (unregistered) x catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Mezitt, E.

Registration Reference:  ARS 992

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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