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Description of Rhododendron 'Unknown Warrior'

R. 'Unknown Warrior' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Queen Wilhelmina x Stanley Davies 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly campanulate, about 3" across, rose red with a few dark brown markings. Held in truss of 12-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, about 4" long, pointed with a fold at midrib, matt dark green, sparse brown indumentum below. Upright, leggy grower. 

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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