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Description of Rhododendron 'El Camino'

R. 'El Camino' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anna? x Marinus Koster? 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 5" wide, pinkish-red with red blotch and spotting on dorsal lobe. Truss conical, somewhat flat with 13 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, mucronate apex, cuneate to rounded base, 5" to 5" long, thick, light green, slightly wavy, retained 3 years. Upright and spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lem or Whitney 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 764 

 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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