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More Information: Rhododendron 'Britannia'

R. 'Britannia' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flowers campanulate, 2" across, soft rose-scarlet red, spotted dark brown on dorsal lobes. Takes 4 to 5 years to flower freely. Domed-shaped truss has about 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves obovate to oblong-ovate, about 5" long, deeply-veined, dull, yellowish-green, retained 3 years.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Queen Wilhelmina x Stanley Davies

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  van Nes & Sons

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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