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Description of Rhododendron 'Markeeta's Flame'

R. 'Markeeta's Flame' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Loderi Venus x Anna 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 5" across, strong purplish red with moderate purplish-red spots on dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped truss of 10-13 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Beck 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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