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More Information: Rhododendron 'Cheerful Giant'

R. 'Cheerful Giant' 
Photo: Monrovia Nursery

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-campanulate, wavy to frilly with 15 lobes, 3" across, straw yellow, reverse apricot. Ball-shaped truss with 12 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves nearly elliptic, 3 to 4" long, glossy, spinach green. Metallic blue-green in fall. Upright, rounded, habit. Unusual thick, stiff stems.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Whitethroat x un-named yellow sedling

Hybridizer:  Sorenson

Registration Reference:  ARS 841

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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