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Description of Rhododendron 'Lissabon'

R. 'Lissabon' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Nova Zembla x williamsianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower 2" to 2" across, moderate red, paler in center, with dark red markings. Held in lax trusses with 7-11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves broadly ovate, 1" to 2⅜" long, dark green, bronze-colored when new. Compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

von Martin 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 72 

 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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