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More Information: Rhododendron 'Mandarin Lights'


R. 'Mandarin Lights' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower narrow tubular funnel-shaped, wavy edges, fragrant, about 2" across, strong reddish orange with darker veining and strong orange blotch on upper lobe. Ball-shaped truss has 7-10 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, flat, 4" long, moderate olive green. Upright, rounded, open growth habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  6 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -35F  ( -37C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   calendulaceum x Orangeade

Hybridizer:  U Minnesota

Registration Reference:  ARS 951

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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