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Rhododendron 'Dexter's Purple'

Hybridiser:Dexter, C.O.. Sandwich, MA, USA, 1943 (see more plants of this hybridizer)
Status:IRRC registered.
The figures listed here are averages.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
in 10 years
120 cm. (4ft.)
Bloom time:midseasonFlower:broadly funnel-shaped
H0 = 0 C (32 F)
H1 = -7 C (20 F)
H2 = -12 C (10 F)
H3 = -15 C (5 F)
H4 = -18 C (0 F)
H5 = -24 C (-10 F)

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Rhododendron 'Dexter's Purple' photos

Photo byDavid C. Royster
LocationCharlotte, NC, USA
Date19 April, 2004
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Photo byPeter Norris
LocationPrivate garden, Marthas Vineyard, MA USA z7
Date30 May, 2014
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Photo byMihkel Saar
LocationRhododendron Park Bremen
Date20 May, 2010
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Photo byGerald R. Firak
LocationPrivate garden, Park Ridge, Illinois, USA
Date03 May, 2012
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Involved in other cultivars:Hybridiser
'Cocheco Big George''Mrs Charles S Sargent' x 'Dexter's Purple'Parks, J.B. (Joe), 1985
'Kathryn Forbes'   Click to see more information

  Kathryn Forbes
'Mrs Charles S Sargent' x 'Dexter's Purple'Parks, J.B. (Joe), 1984
Rhododendron cultivars   Hirsutum.info     Project started 03 June 2009