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Description of Rhododendron 'Erato'

R. 'Erato' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Oratorium x Hachmann's Feuerschein 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 3" to 5" long, dull, medium green. Brownish-red stems. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 89 

 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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