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More Information: Rhododendron 'Bad Eilsen'


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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves ovate-lanceolate, dull green. Low growing and spreading habit.

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hobbie

Registration Reference:  RHS 70

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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