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Description of Rhododendron 'Halfdan Lem'

R. 'Halfdan Lem' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague x Red Loderi 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3⅝" across, red with darker spotting on dorsal lobe. Conical trusses of 11-13 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" to 8" long, glossy, dark green, retained 3 years. Upright grower. Full sun to get best plant habit and abundant blooms. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lem 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 743 

 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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