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Description of Rhododendron  'Apricot Surprise'

 
Photo by: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

calendulaceum, open polinated ? 

 Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped with a narrow tube, 1" across, vivid yellow with vivid orange-yellow markings. Flat trusses hold 10-12 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" to 2" long, moderate olive green above. Upright, open habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Deciduous  

Hybridizer: 

U Minnesota 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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