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Description of Rhododendron 'Morgenrot'

R. 'Morgenrot' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Spitfire 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1" to 2⅜" across, strong purplish-red shading to pale purplish-pink in throat with a dark red blotch on the dorsal lobe. Held in conical trusses of 16-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Foliage is elliptic, dark green with light indumentum on the underside. Plant habit is round and compact. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 83 

 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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