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More Information: Rhododendron 'Chiara'


R. 'Chiara' 
Photo: Tijs Huisman

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, hose-in-hose, wavy lobes, vivid purplish red with vivid reddish orange blotch on dorsal lobe. Inflorescence 3-4 flowered.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, obtuse with apiculus, cuneate base, flat, 1" long, glossy, moderate yellowish green. Rounded habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Pink Down x Boudoir

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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