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Description of Rhododendron 'Francesca'

R. 'Francesca' 
Photo by: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Britannia x Dexter #202 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, slightly inclined margins, Broad, rounded, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Consolini 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 714 

 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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