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Description of Rhododendron 'Crimson Pippin'

R. 'Crimson Pippin' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x sanguineum ssp sanguineum var haemaleum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower of heavy substance, waxy-looking, 2" across, currant red. Held in trusses of 10-11 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, moderate orange-yellow indumentum. Likes afternoon filtered shade to protect from sunburn in summer. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 83 

 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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