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Description of Rhododendron  'Arneson Gem'

Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(C. B. Van Nes x Koster's Brilliant Red) x unknown 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow, Orange 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, 3" across, vivid yellow in throat, shading to reddish-orange at margins, outside red. Held in ball truss of 10-15 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 2 to 3" long, slightly wrinkled above, slightly hairy below. Compact habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 892 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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