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More Information: Rhododendron 'Tarantella'


R. 'Tarantella' 
  Photo: Fredo Schroder Nursery

Predominant Flower Color:  Red

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, wavy-edged, 2⅔"-2" across, deep red shading to strong red, dorsal lobe has white throat and dark red markings. Truss holds 12-16 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to ovate, acute apex, rounded base, 2" long, slightly glossy, mid green with yellowish green edges. Dense rounded plant habit.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
     Oratorium x Hachmann's Feuerschein

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Hachmann, H.

Registration Reference:  RHS 88

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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