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Description of Rhododendron 'Homestead'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

griersonianum x Illam Alarm 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 3" across, cardinal red, wither darker dorsal lobe spotting. Truss holds 16-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, 6" long, dark green, with silvery indumentum. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Stead 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 85 

 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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