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Description of Rhododendron 'New Patriot'

R. 'New Patriot' 
Photo by: The Dow Gardens Archive, Bugwood

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(selected PJM group seedling x pink-flowered mucronulatum) x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 1" across, vivid purplish-red with white anthers. Held in ball-shaped truss of 8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, acute apex, cuneate base, convex, 1" long, glossy, medium green, retained 1 year (50%). Upright, spreading, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Weston Nurseries 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 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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