ARS Logo

 

Description of Rhododendron  'Carat'

 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

viscosum x Koster's Brilliant Red 

 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 1" to 2⅓" long, dark green. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 

Deciduous  

Hybridizer: 

Boskoop 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 79 

 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.


American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
1998-2014, ARS, All rights reserved.