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Description of Rhododendron 'Madrid or Seville'

R. 'Madrid or Seville' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Dexter #L-1 (unnamed) x America 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, moderate purplish-pink, soon aging to pale purplish-pink, with a moderate purplish-red blotch. Held in ball-shaped truss of 12-14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate or obtuse apex, cuneate to rounded base, about 5" long, olive green, retained 2 years. Rounded, moderately branched habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 831 

 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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