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More Information: Rhododendron 'Scarlet Wonder'

R. 'Scarlet Wonder' 
Photo: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2⅛" across, wavy-edged, strong red with some very faint brown spotting in throat. Flat truss of 5 -7 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves heavily textured, about 2" long, dull, dark green. Upright habit. Grows twice as wide as tall.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hobbie

Registration Reference:  RHS 71

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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