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More Information: Rhododendron 'Flirt'


R. 'Flirt' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly campanulate, wavy lobes, 3" across, rose-red with white throat with narrow rose-red stripe down back of each lobe, with age the white throat extends to half of each lobe. Held in lax trusses of 9-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, flat, 4" long, glossy, medium green with Naples yellow indumentum, retained 3 years. Rounded and dense shrub.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Britannia x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Elliott

Registration Reference:  ARS 801

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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