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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lamplighter'


R. 'Lamplighter' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower bright light red with a salmon-pink glow. Held in tall conical trusses of 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves rounded, 6" long, medium green. Compact and open habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Britannia x Madame Fr. J. Chauvin

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Koster & Sons

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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