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Description of Rhododendron  'Big Punkin'

Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x (Gibralter x Favor Major) 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy, 4" across, inside orange-yellow to orange, outside reddish-orange. Held in ball-shaped truss of 9-11 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, apiculate apex, 3" to 4" long, cuneate base, slightly hairy below. Upright and spreading habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 912 

 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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