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More Information: Rhododendron 'Carmen'


R. 'Carmen' 
  Photo: Todd Boland

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1⅓" across, waxy, dark red with fine, slightly deeper colored veins.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 1⅓" long, round, glossy, rugose, light to mid green. Prostrate growth habit. Can take full sun.

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     sanguineum ssp didymum x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  de Rothschild, L.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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