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Description of Rhododendron 'Red Splash'

R. 'Red Splash' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Waltham x P.J.M. 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1" across, purplish-red in bud, opening reddish-purple. Held in flat dome-shaped trusses of 4 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate to rounded base, 1" long, fragrant when crushed. Mahogany color in autumn. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 993 

 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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