ARS Logo

 

Description of Rhododendron  'Balzac'

 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower star-shaped, 3" across, fragrant, reddish-orange, deeper on tube, with yellowish blotch on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped truss with 10-15 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Broadly upright, somewhat open habit. Resistant to rust disease. Can grow to 13 ft tall. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Deciduous  

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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.


American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
1998-2014, ARS, All rights reserved.