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More Information: Rhododendron 'Fragrant Red'

R. 'Fragrant Red' 
Photo: Don Kohlenberger

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, very fragrant, vivid purplish-red with two deep red flares on upper dorsal lobe. Held in ball-shaped truss with 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Upright, spreading, dense habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  10F  ( -12C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Loderi Venus x The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Watson

Registration Reference:  ARS 951

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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