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Description of Rhododendron 'Lee's Scarlet'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

caucasicum x unknown 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves have heavy indumentum on underside. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lee 

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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