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Description of Rhododendron 'Mrs Howard Phipps'

R. 'Mrs Howard Phipps' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unnamed hybrid x Naomi 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, moderate purplish-red, unmarked. Compact trusses of 12-14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, coriaceous, 7" long, matte green, held 2-3 years. Compact, well-branched habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Phipps 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 713 

 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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