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More Information: Rhododendron 'Cherry Float'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 5" long, moderate olive green. Open irregular plant habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Exbury Naomi, open pollinated

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lofthouse

Registration Reference:  RHS 74

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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