Bloom River Gardens

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Oregon Grown
        Specialty Plants

Take time to browse through the plant selections in our online nursery . You’ll find common and reliable landscape plants as well as new and exotic varieties!

Rhododendron 'Ostbo Red'

Rhododendron 'Ostbo Red' | Rhododendrons (Hybrids & species)

Rhododendron 'Ostbo Red'

Price: $35.00

Size: 9-12 inch

Description

Growth Habit: dwarf (2 feet high x 3 feet wide)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: ('Elizabeth' hybrid or sport)
Hybridizer: sport of 'Elizabeth'
Color Category: Red
Bloom Time: April
Comments: New spring leaves stay mahogany-red through the seasons becoming muted as winter begins. Little is known about the origin of this plant except it came from Ostbo some years ago, but was never propagated. No one knows for sure whether it’s a hybrid or a sport of ‘Elizabeth’. It does have the same red flowers and growth habit of ‘Elizabeth’. Also sold as 'Elizabeth Red Foliage'.

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