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More Information: Rhododendron 'Elisabeth Hobbie'

R. 'Elisabeth Hobbie' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 2" to 3" long. rounded, dull, dark green. Dense, compact habit. May become leggy with age.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Essex Scarlet x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens'

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hobbie

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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