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Description of Rhododendron 'Maroon Bells'

R. 'Maroon Bells' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens' x williamsianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, of heavy substance, 3" across, deep purplish-red, unmarked. Lax trusses of 6. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, convex, cuspidate apex, rounded base, 2" long, dull, dark yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Meerkerk 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 934 

 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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