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Description of Rhododendron 'Noyo Chief'

R. 'Noyo Chief' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

arboreum ssp. nilagiricum? x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly campanulate, 2" across, clear rose red. Held in ball-shaped truss of 16 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 7" long, glossy, slightly bullate, dark green, sparse fawn indumentum, retained 2 years. New growth is bronze. Vigorous grower to 10 ft in time. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 654 

 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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