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More Information: Rhododendron 'Douglas R. Stephens'


R. 'Douglas R. Stephens' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, strong purplish-red with dark red blotch in throat and spots on 3 dorsal lobes. Held in conical trusses of 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" long, glossy, dark green. Upright habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague x unnamed hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Stephens

Registration Reference:  ARS 734

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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