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Description of Rhododendron 'Abraham Lincoln'

R. 'Abraham Lincoln' 
Photo by: Fredo Schroder Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, about 2" across, light magenta crimson with dark crimson spots and streaks at the base of the dorsal lobe. Fades to pink with age. Dome-shaped truss has 14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves olive green. Very heat tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Parsons 

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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