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Description of Rhododendron 'Rubicon'

R. 'Rubicon' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Noyo Chief x Kilimanjaro 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower deep red with black spots on dorsal lobes. Truss holds 17-18 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves are very shiny, medium sized and bullate. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gordon 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 79 

 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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