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Mountain Marriage
24-MAY-2003 Bob Stelloh

'Mountain Marriage'

Kehr Memorial Garden, Flat Rock NC

'Mountain Marriage' (ARS 944): Elepidote rhododendron. (maximum x yakushimanum). H(1964), G(1972), N, I(c1990), and REG(1994): August E Kehr, Hendersonville NC. Funnel-shaped, 5-lobed, wavy-edged fls of heavy substance are 1.75" across x 2.4" long, light yellowish pink (37D); calyx 0.5" long,green. Ball truss of c20 fls is 5" wide x 3.5" high. Lvs held 3 years, elliptic, flat, acute (apex), cuneate (base), 6" x 2"; glossy above, white woolly indumentum below, aging to tan. Shrub moderately floriferous, 6' high x 4' wide 25 years from seed; plant hardy to at least -20F; buds, -10F. June.

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