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More Information: Rhododendron 'Gigi'

R. 'Gigi' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, vivid purplish red with deep red spotting. Held in a ball-shaped truss of 15 -18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, moderate olive-green, retained 3 years. Broad, dense habit. Prefers a shady location.

Height:  5  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 734

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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