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More Information: Rhododendron 'Markeeta's Flame'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Upright habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Loderi Venus x Anna

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Beck

Registration Reference:  ARS 782

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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