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Description of Rhododendron 'Kilimanjaro'

R. 'Kilimanjaro' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

elliottii x Dusky Maid 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 3" across, currant-red, spotted dark brown on dorsal lobes. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 18 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason to Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acuminate apex, convex, 6" long, matt green. Upright habit. Plant is not well branched and can become straggly. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


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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