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Description of Rhododendron 'Scarlet Romance'

R. 'Scarlet Romance' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan x (Sefton x H.W. Sargent) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, about 3" across, purplish-red. Held in conical trusses of 18-20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" to 6" long, glossy, dark green, retained 2-3 yrs. Upright grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mehlquist 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 951 

 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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