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Description of Rhododendron 'Dad's Indian Summer'

R. 'Dad's Indian Summer' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Pink Petticoats x Ring of Fire 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, red fading to deep yellowish pink to deep pink at edges, dorsal lobe pale yellow shading to deep pink, faint streaking on center of each lobe, outside red aging to deep pink. Dome-shaped trusses of up to 30. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, slightly concave, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Thompson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 943 

 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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