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Description of Rhododendron  'Bixby'

 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Vuyk's Rosyred or Vuyk's Scarlet) x yedoense var poukhanense 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

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

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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  

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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