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Description of Rhododendron 'Grenadier'

R. 'Grenadier' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Moser's Maroon x elliottii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3" across, waxy, blood red with a deep black throat. Held in ball-shaped trusses with about 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves, large, dark green, indumentum. Very straggly habit. Fast grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

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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