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Description of Rhododendron 'Van Weerden Poelman'

R. 'Van Weerden Poelman' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Charles Dickens x Lord Roberts 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, crimson with dark brown spots. Held in ball-shaped truss. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 4" to 6" long, dark green. Upright growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

den Ouden & Son 

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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