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Description of Rhododendron 'Elizabeth Red Foliage'

R. 'Elizabeth Red Foliage' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-campanulate, 3" across, red in bud, opening vivid red throughout, with strong red speckles on all lobes. Held in lax trusses of 15. May bloom again in autumn. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, down curved margins, 3" to 4" long, dark yellowish-green with reddish-orange indumentum. New growth is red. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Ostbo 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 992 

 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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