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Description of Rhododendron 'Captain Jack'

R. 'Captain Jack' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mars x facetum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-campanulate, 3" across, waxy, strong red, faintly spotted darker. Held in trusses of 15-24 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 8" long, unusual rolled edges, matt green. New growth is silver. Open, upright habit. Prefers some shade for best performance. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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