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More Information: Rhododendron 'Lee's Scarlet'

R. 'Lee's Scarlet' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower dark rosy crimson fading to deep pink with bright red spots and blotch. Held in trusses of 10 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves have heavy indumentum on underside.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lee

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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