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More Information: Rhododendron 'Daybreak'

R. 'Daybreak' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, strong yellow-orange, suffused reddish orange, with a vivid orange to yellow blotch. Ball-shaped truss has about 9 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 2" long, dark green, bronze-colored new growth. Broad, upright, dense growth habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x Ginger

Hybridizer:  J. Waterer

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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