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More Information: Rhododendron 'Freeman R. Stephens'

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, dark green. Broad, upright habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   The Hon. Jean Marie de Montague x unnamed large white

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Stephens

Registration Reference:  ARS 734

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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