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More Information: Rhododendron 'Francesca'

R. 'Francesca' 
Photo: Joe Coleman

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular-campanulate, 3" across, vivid red. Held in trusses of 19-25 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate, slightly inclined margins, Broad, rounded, open habit.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Britannia x Dexter #202

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Consolini

Registration Reference:  ARS 714

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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