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More Information: Rhododendron 'Crimson Tide'

R. 'Crimson Tide' 
Photo: Tijs Huisman

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, double, 2" across, tufted, short petaloid center, strong red and outside of tube deep yellowish pink. Dome-shaped truss with 20-40 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" long, flat, ciliate, strong greenish yellow. Leaves turn bright yellow to orange in fall. Upright habit

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Homebush x Melford Red Letter

Hybridizer:  Girard

Registration Reference:  ARS 831

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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