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Description of Rhododendron 'Heart's Delight'

R. 'Heart's Delight' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mrs A. T. de la Mare x Britannia 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilled, 4" across, light red with cardinal red blotch in throat becoming spots on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped trusses of 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dull, green, retained 2 years. Upright grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Manenica 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 833 

 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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