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Description of Rhododendron 'Flirt'

R. 'Flirt' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Britannia x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 801 

 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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