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Description of Rhododendron 'Broughtonii'

R. 'Broughtonii' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

arboreum ssp arboreum x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 3" across, bright rose-red, paler in center, marked reddish-brown. Large truss of about 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong-obovate, about 6" long, very slight indumentum. Upright growth habit. Can grow to tree-size. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Broughton 

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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