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More Information: Rhododendron 'Big Deal'


R. 'Big Deal' 
Photo: Richard Gustafson

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, pale yellow with dark greenish-yellow blotch. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 18-20.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, concave, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 4" long. Spreading, dense-branching habit.

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Nor'easter x pale yellow catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 881

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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