Rhododendron 'Crimson Pippin'

 
Photo: Paul Wurz

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower of heavy substance, waxy-looking, 2" across, currant red. Held in trusses of 10-11 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, moderate orange-yellow indumentum. Likes afternoon filtered shade to protect from sunburn in summer. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x sanguineum ssp sanguineum var haemaleum  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridized or Selected by: 

Larson 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 83 

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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