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Description of Rhododendron 'Bagshot Ruby'

R. 'Bagshot Ruby' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

thomsonii hybrid 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, ruby red with a few dark brown marks on a pale ground on dorsal lobe. Semi ball truss has 14 to 18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, about 5" long, dull, dark green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

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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