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Description of Rhododendron 'President Roosevelt'

R. 'President Roosevelt' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Limbatum sport 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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