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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bixby'


R. 'Bixby' 
  Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, red, unmarked. Flatted dome-shaped inflorescence with 3 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves obovate, mucronate apex, cuneate base, 1" long, concave, bullate, retained for 2 years. Dense, compact growth habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Vuyk's Rosyred or Vuyk's Scarlet) x yedoense var poukhanense

Hybridized or Selected by:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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