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More Information: Rhododendron 'Red Splash'

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

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.


Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate to rounded base, 1" long, fragrant when crushed. Mahogany color in autumn. Dense habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Waltham x P.J.M.

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 993

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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