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Description of Rhododendron 'Fastuosum Flore Pleno'

R. 'Fastuosum Flore Pleno' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense x ponticum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 2" to 2"across, purple with ray of brownish-red spots on dorsal lobe, semi-double. Loose truss of 15-17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves convex, matte green. 0pen, upright, rounded habit. Can grow to height of 12 ft or more. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Francoisi Brothers 

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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