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Description of Rhododendron 'Bad Eilsen'

R. 'Bad Eilsen' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flowers funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, 2" to 2" across, strong red in throat and lobe center, margins lighter, with faint deep red dorsal lobe spotting. Ball-shaped truss holds 4- 5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate-lanceolate, dull green. Low growing and spreading habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hobbie 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 70 

 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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