R. brachycarpum var. tigerstedtii hybrid 'Helsinki University'

'Helsinki University'

brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii hybrid 'Helsinki University' also known as 'Helsingin Yliopisto'

Parentage: brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii OP, Marjatta Uosukainen / Arboretum Mustila, Finland
Habit: An upright, well branching plant, reaching more than 2 m height when fully-grown.
Flowers: Bright pink flowers, red-orange freckled. Flower size 6 to 7.5 cm.
Leaves: Leaves are glabrous, dark green and 12 to 17 cm long.
Cold Hardiness: -38F, -39C
'Helsinki University' flower

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