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Description of Rhododendron 'Cornubia'

R. 'Cornubia' 
Photo by: Don Wallace

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

arboreum ssp arboreum, red form x Shilsonii Group 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, 2" across, blood red. Held in large conical trusses of about 12. Takes five plus years to bloom. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F  (-9C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to obovate, about 6" long, dull, dark green, rather sparse down below. Upright, open habit. Plant grows tree-like. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, S. 

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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