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More Information: Rhododendron 'President Roosevelt'

R. 'President Roosevelt' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower strong red at edges with a white center. Held in conical trusses of 17-24 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves thick, glossy, irregular yellow-green variegation. Branches weak and break easily. Sprawling habit. Afternoon protection from full sun is suggested.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Limbatum sport

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  unknown

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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