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More Information: Rhododendron 'Tony'


R. 'Tony' 
  Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, bright vivid red with black spotting in throat. Conical-shaped truss.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves broadly elliptic, 4" long, recurved, dull, dark green. Plant prefers some shade.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Boule de Neige x red catawbiense seedling

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Shammarello

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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