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More Information: Rhododendron 'Avondale'


R. 'Avondale' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 3" across, strong red with black spotting on dorsal lobes, fragrant. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright, well-branched plant. Best with afternoon shade.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (Pygmalion x haematodes x Wellfleet) (combination unknown)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 801

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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