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Description of Rhododendron 'Christmas Cheer'

R. 'Christmas Cheer' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

caucasicum x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, pink in bud, opening white flushed pink, fading to very pale pink. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early to Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Low and mounding, very dense habit. Drought tolerant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Methven 

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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