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More Information: Rhododendron 'Great Expectations'

R. 'Great Expectations' 
Photo: Tijs Huisman

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, double, strong reddish-orange with purplish-red dorsal botch. Lax inflorescence with 2-3 flowers.

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly obovate, mucronate apex, narrowly cuneate base, 1" to 2" long, ciliate, deep green. Broad habit with decumbent branches.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Evergreen

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Anytime Tetra x nakaharai

Hybridizer:  Kehr

Registration Reference:  ARS 843

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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