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Description of Rhododendron 'Fragrant Red'

R. 'Fragrant Red' 
Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Loderi Venus x The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F  (-12C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Upright, spreading, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Watson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 951 

 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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