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Description of Rhododendron 'Cherry Float'

R. 'Cherry Float' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Exbury Naomi, open pollinated 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 4" across, strong purplish red with a moderate purplish pink center and dark red dorsal blotch. Compact truss has 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 5" long, moderate olive green. Open irregular plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lofthouse 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 74 

 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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