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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Red Velvet'


R. 'Dexter's Red Velvet' 
Photo: Henk Borsje

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 2" across, bright crimson red with dark grayish-purple spotted flare. Ball-shaped truss holds 12-14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves mainly elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, about 4" long, moderate olive green.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Pygmalion x haematodes x Wellfleet, combination unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 974

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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