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More Information: Rhododendron 'Totally Awesome'

R. 'Totally Awesome' 
  Photo: Don Wallace

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 4" across, brilliant and light yellow with vivid reddish-orange edges and vivid yellow dorsal blotch, reverse deep yellowish-pink. Some flowers with petal-like stamens. Dome-shaped truss with 7 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrower than narrowly elliptic, acute apex, narrowly cuneate base, 2" to 3" long, concave glossy, dark yellowish-green. Upright well-branched plant.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   un-named seedling x another un-named seedling

Hybridized or Selected by:  Bunnell

Registration Reference:  ARS 844

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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