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Description of Rhododendron  'Cheerful Giant'

Photo by: Monrovia Nursery

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Whitethroat x un-named yellow sedling 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


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: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 841 

 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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