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Description of Rhododendron 'Gigi'

R. 'Gigi' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 734 

 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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