Peppermint Twist


Bloom Color:   Pink

Bloom Season:      Early Mid-Season

Plant Height(potential in 10 years): 4 feet

Hardy to: -10 F

Rhododendron of the Year:  2007 South Central

Flower pink with a white throat and red spotting on dorsal lobe, funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2¾” across.  Color changes with age to white with pale pink margins.  Trusses holds about 12 flowers.  Blooms early midseason.  Leaves oblong, de-curved margins, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4½” long, glossy green, retained for 2 years.  Rounded, dense plant habit. Typical height: 4 ft. in 10 yrs.  Plant is hardy to -10°F (-23°C).  Tolerates humidity well.  Hybridized by Thornton.



Pricing Information:

4” to 8” wide – $25.99        8” to 12” wide – $35.99          12” to 15” wide – $49.99

15” to 21” wide – $59.99      21” to 24” wide – $79.99      24” to 30” wide –  $119.99

30” to 36” wide – $169.99      36” to 42” wide –  $229.99

To learn more about why we sell our plants by width rather than container size click here.


Size Information:

No matter which size plant you start with, the mature plant height will be the same.  Plants that grow to taller heights will also be taller as younger plants.  Measurement is from leaf tip to leave tip.

4” to 8” Wide – Typically a plant in its first year in a one-gallon container.

8” to 12” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a one-gallon container or first year in a two gallon.

12” to 15” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a two gallon or first year in a three gallon.

15” to 21” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a three gallon or first year in a five gallon or field grown.

21” to 24” Wide – Typically a second year plant in a five gallon or first year in a six or seven-gallon container.  Also could be field grown.

24” to 48” Mature Plants – Typically field dug to order or planted in a #10 container.

To learn more about container sizes, click here.


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