Rhododendron 'Carmen'

 
Photo: Todd Boland

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 1⅓" across, waxy, dark red with fine, slightly deeper colored veins. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 1⅓" long, round, glossy, rugose, light to mid green. Prostrate growth habit. Can take full sun. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

1 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

sanguineum ssp didymum x forrestii ssp forrestii 'Repens'  

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

 


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