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More Information: Rhododendron 'Erato'

R. 'Erato' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, about 2" across, deep red with darker spots. Compact truss hold 14-17 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 3" to 5" long, dull, medium green. Brownish-red stems.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Oratorium x Hachmann's Feuerschein

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 89

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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