American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron 'Towner Crest'


R. 'Towner Crest' 
  Photo: Paul Wurz

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" across, inside light pale purplish pink suffused light purplish pink, throat deep purplish pink paling to light greenish yellow; outside suffused light purplish pink. Dome-shaped truss has 12-14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, wavy edges, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 6" long, mid green, retained 2 years. Dense growth habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Van Nes Sensation x Mrs Horace Fogg

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Weesjes

Registration Reference:  ARS 962

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.


American Rhododendron Society
P.O. Box 43, Craryville, NY 12521
Ph: 631-533-0375   E-Mail: member@arsoffice.org
1998-2024, ARS, All rights reserved.