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More Information: Rhododendron 'Edith Mackworth Praed'

R. 'Edith Mackworth Praed' 
Photo: Mark Davis

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, about 4" across, bright crimson red, paler towards the throat with dark crimson markings on a light ground. Held in conical truss with about 13 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves large, flat, medium green. Upright, open habit.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Doncaster x griffithianum hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Koster & Sons

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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