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Description of Rhododendron 'Vivacious'

R. 'Vivacious' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

America x Dr. Ross 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, strong red, no markings. Ball-shaped trusses of 10 or more flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long, medium green, retained 2 years. Plant rounded, broader than tall. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Forster 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 762 

 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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