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Description of Rhododendron 'Freeman R. Stephens'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague x unnamed large white 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, slightly fragrant, bright red with very dark red spots on dorsal lobes. Conical-shaped truss holds 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, dark green. Broad, upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Stephens 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 734 

 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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