Rhododendron 'Frank Abbott'

 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

Mollis hybrid, red flowered X prinophyllum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, about 1" across, vivid purplish-red. Held in flattened ball-shaped trusses with 6 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-30F  (-34C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, down curved margins, 3" long, glossy. Hairy petioles. Mildew resistant. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Deciduous  

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 992 

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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