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More Information: Rhododendron 'Invitation'

R. 'Invitation' 
Photo: Jens Birck

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, purplish pink at edge fading to pale greenish yellow at center, two strong red areas at base, outside pink tinge on lobes. Ball-shaped truss holds 20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, dull, olive green, held for 2 years. Rounded , dense plant.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Anita Dunstan x Lem's Cameo

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Barlup

Registration Reference:  ARS 961

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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