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More Information: Rhododendron 'Biskra'

R. 'Biskra' 
  Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Red, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Several clones exist. Flower narrowly funnel-shaped, 2" across. One cultivar is reddish-orange shading to light brown, another is deep pink fading to orange. Lax trusses hold about 5 flowers

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 2" long, scaly on bottom. Erect and slender habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     cinnabarinum ssp cinnabarinum 'Roylei' x ambiguum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  de Rothschild, L.

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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