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Description of Rhododendron 'Venetian Chimes'

R. 'Venetian Chimes' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(facetum hybrid x Fabia Group) x (degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Britannia) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 2⅜" across, strong red flushed vivid red towards base, with very dark red spotting on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped truss holds 11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves up to 4" long, dull, mid green. Grows wider than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 71 

 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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