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Description of Rhododendron 'Britannia'

R. 'Britannia' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Queen Wilhelmina x Stanley Davies 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate to oblong-ovate, about 5" long, deeply-veined, dull, yellowish-green, retained 3 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

van Nes & Sons 

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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