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Description of Rhododendron 'Red Eye'

R. 'Red Eye' 
Photo by: Don Wallace

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anah Kruschke x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower deep reddish-purplish with a greenish-gold eye that slowly turns red. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves glossy, medium green. Dense, rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Swenson 

Registration Reference: 

not registered 

 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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