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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Giant Red'

R. 'Dexter's Giant Red' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly frilly, 4" across, purplish-red with dark red blotch, light red spotting over all. Conical trusses of 12-15.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate at base, 6" long, glossy olive green, retained 1-2 years. Upright habit. Prefers to be grown in filtered light.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 782

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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