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Description of Rhododendron 'Biskra'

R. 'Biskra' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

cinnabarinum ssp cinnabarinum Roylei x ambiguum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Several clones exist. Flower narrowly funnel-shaped, 2" across. One cultivar is reddish-orange shading to light brown, another is deep pink fading to orange. Lax trusses hold about 5 flowers 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 2" long, scaly on bottom. Erect and slender habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

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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