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More Information: Rhododendron 'Carat'

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

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 1" to 2" across, strong reddish orange with a faint orange blotch, scented. Truss has 7 to 10 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 1" to 2⅓" long, dark green.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  7  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   viscosum x Koster's Brilliant Red

Hybridizer:  Boskoop

Registration Reference:  RHS 79

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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