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Description of Rhododendron 'Cheer'

R. 'Cheer' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Cunningham's White x red catawbiense seedling 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 4" long, slightly curved, glossy, medium green, retained 3 years. Dense, compact and mounding habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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