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Description of Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

R. 'Elisabeth Hobbie' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens' 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, slightly wavy edges, 2" across, vivid red, edged strong red, with faint red spotting. Lax, flatted ball truss of 5-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 2" to 3" long. rounded, dull, dark green. Dense, compact habit. May become leggy with age. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hobbie 

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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