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Description of Rhododendron  'Nifty Fifty'

Photo by: Harold Greer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x (Knap Hill Yellow x Klondyke) 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, vivid yellow with vivid orange-yellow throat. Held in ball-shaped truss of 13 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, flat, 2" to 3" long, slightly bullate, slightly hairy below. Upright spreading habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 952 

 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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