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Description of Rhododendron 'Wilgen's Ruby'

R. 'Wilgen's Ruby' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Britannia x John Walter 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, inside rose red with dark brown blotch, outside turkish red shading to rose red at edges. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves upcurved. Compact growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

van Wilgen 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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