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Description of Rhododendron 'Circus'

R. 'Circus' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Fabia Group x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 3" across, strong yellowish-pink aging to pale orange-yellow with yellow spots and a ⅜" edging of red that lightens with age. Held in ball-shaped truss of 12-14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" to 6" long, glossy, light golden brown indumentum when new, leaves retained 2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Grace 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 804 

 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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