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More Information: Rhododendron 'Marie Starks'

R. 'Marie Starks' 
Photo: Bob George

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light greenish-yellow, more brilliant on dorsal lobes, and with dark red blotch surrounding base of throat and with dorsal dark red spotting. Ball-shaped, somewhat lax, truss of 14-18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4" long, flat, glossy, yellow-green, retained for 2 years. Rounded growth habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (degronianum ssp yakushimanum x Fabia) x Odee Wright

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Murray

Registration Reference:  ARS 853

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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