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Rhododendron 'Helsinki University'

Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Part Shade
Height: Maximum 6 feet
Width: Maximum 4 feet
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This may be the hardiest of the rhododendrons from the breeding program at the University of Helsinki in Finland; it has endured -39ºF. Flowers are bright pink with orange-red flecks and appear late season. New growth is reddish, maturing glossy green. Upright habit. 6' x 4'.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:26 PM

Brought to us by the breeding program at University of Helsinki, Finland. Reddish foliage matures to glossy green. Bright pink flowers have orange-red flecks. All on an upright plant that will be 5-6' in height and 3-4' in width. (brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii x smirnowii)

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