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More Information: Rhododendron 'Willard'


R. 'Willard' 
Photo: Boris Bauer

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

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

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 802

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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