R. smirnowii hybrid 'Hellikki'

'Hellikki'

smirnowii hybrid 'Hellikki'

Parentage:

smirnowii Seidel hybrid no. 60 OP, Marjatta Uosukainen / Arboretum Mustila , Finland

Habit: An upright, compact plant, 1 m height in ten years.
Flowers: Purplish red flowers. Flower size 6.5 to 8 cm.
Leaves: Leaves are glabrous, dark green, underside with indumentum. Size 9 to 13 cm long.
Cold Hardiness: -29F, -34C
'Hellikki'

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