Rhododendron 'Nobleanum Group'

 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped to funnel-campanulate, about 2" across, deep red to light pink, bicolored or white, with sparse red spotting. Compact trusses hold 12-20 flowers. Often blooms in December. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, oblong or oblanceolate, 5" to 7" long, dull, mid to dark green with thin indumentum. Variable habit. One of the oldest hybrids from about 1835. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

caucasicum x arboreum  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, A. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

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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