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More Information: Rhododendron 'Mars'

R. 'Mars' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, waxy, deep red, with white stamens. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 12-14.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrow, dark green, ribbed, slightly twisted. Plant rather slow-growing and compact.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   griffithianum? x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer & Crisp

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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