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More Information: Rhododendron 'Heart's Delight'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, dull, green, retained 2 years. Upright grower.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Mrs A. T. de la Mare x Britannia

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Manenica

Registration Reference:  ARS 833

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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