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Description of Rhododendron 'Lem's Tangerine'

R. 'Lem's Tangerine' 
Photo by: Chris Anderson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Margaret Dunn x (Anna x King of Shrubs) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Orange, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, vivid yellowish pink with deeper edges, vivid red throat, reverse reddish orange-with 3-5 reddish rays. Held in trusses of 10-14. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, convex, 4" long, glossy, olive green. Upright, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 874 

 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.

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