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Description of Rhododendron 'Willard'

R. 'Willard' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, fragrant, purplish-red with paler throat and faint purplish-pink spotting. Ball-shaped truss has about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, flat, 4" to 5" long, yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Broad, well-branching shrub. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 802 

 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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