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More Information: Rhododendron 'Cheer'


R. 'Cheer' 
Photo: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, inside moderate purplish-pink with dark red blotch, reverse darker. Held in a conical truss with 8-21 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 4" long, slightly curved, glossy, medium green, retained 3 years. Dense, compact and mounding habit.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Cunningham's White x red catawbiense seedling

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Shammarello

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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