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More Information: Rhododendron 'Sir Frederick Moore'


R. 'Sir Frederick Moore' 
  Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 3" to 5" across, strong purplish-pink, with slightly darker veins, fading to white at edges, blotched and spotted red at base of the throat. Ball-shaped truss holds 11-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Long, large, dark colored foliage. Vigorous growing plant.

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     fortunei ssp discolor x Saint Keverne

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  de Rothschild

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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