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Description of Rhododendron  'Ward's Ruby'

 
Photo by: Diane Weissman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, single, about 1" across, dark red, lower part of dorsal lobe a deeper color. Lax truss holds 2-3 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 1⅛" long, glossy, dark green. Leaves turning reddish-purple in winter. Dense, compact plant. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Evergreen  

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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