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More Information: Rhododendron 'Apricot Surprise'


R. 'Apricot Surprise' 
  Photo: Roland Kersten

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

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

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -25F  ( -32C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   calendulaceum, open polinated ?

Hybridized or Selected by:  U Minnesota

Registration Reference:  ARS 922

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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