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Description of Rhododendron 'Eruption'

R. 'Eruption' 
Photo by: Peter Norris

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Tarantella x Seestadt Bremerhaven 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, red edges with center of lobes and throat white, slight spotting on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped truss has 14 to 16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, matt dark green. Dense, compact plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 95 

 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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