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Description of Rhododendron 'Scarlet Wonder'

R. 'Scarlet Wonder' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens' 

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. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves heavily textured, about 2" long, dull, dark green. Upright habit. Grows twice as wide as tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hobbie 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 71 

 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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