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Description of Rhododendron 'Chevalier Felix de Sauvage'

R. 'Chevalier Felix de Sauvage' 
Photo by: Loyd Newcomb

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

caucasicum x unnamed hardy hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-campanulate, frilly edges, 2" across, deep rose-pink with ray of black markings. Borne ball-shaped trusses of 17-28 flowers. Trusses hold 9 -15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, recurved, to 5" long, matte green. Broadly spreading, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Sauvage 

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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