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More Information: Rhododendron 'Nathan Hale'


R. 'Nathan Hale' 
  Photo: Robert Hickey

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, fragrant, purplish red with purplish-pink center and a red blotch. Ball-shaped truss.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 5" long, yellowish-green, retained 2 years. Round growth habit.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 734

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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