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More Information: Rhododendron 'David'


R. 'David' 
Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, bright vivid-red with darker spotting on upper lobes. Held in ball-shaped truss with 16-16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate-lanceolate, up to 5" long, glossy, dark green. Upright, columnar growth habit.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Hugh Koster x neriiflorum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Rose

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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