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Description of Rhododendron 'Electra'

R. 'Electra' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

augustinii ssp chasmanthum x augustinii ssp augustinii 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower violet blue, paler in throat, with a narrow ray of olive green markings on a white ground. Truss holds 4 to 7 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong-elliptic, about 2" long, dull, dark green, sparse golden scales below. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


de Rothschild 

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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