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Description of Rhododendron 'Elviira'

R. 'Elviira' 
Photo by: Todd Boland

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

brachycarpum ssp tigerstedtii x forrestii Repens Group hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-campanulate, wavy-edges, about 2" across, deep red with a few, darker arrow-shaped spots on the lobes. Dome-shaped truss with 6-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong, recurved margins, mucronate apex, rounded base, 2" to 2⅜" long, glossy, tinged red on top. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Uosukainen 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 96 

 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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