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Description of Rhododendron 'Lydia'

R. 'Lydia' 
Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Antoon Van Welie x Day Dream 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower rotate funnel-shaped, up to 4" across, vivid red with upper lobes marked cardinal red. Held in tight trusses of 12-14 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 6" long. Upright plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 633 

 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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