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More Information: Rhododendron 'Merganser'


R. 'Merganser' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 1⅛" across, pale greenish-yellow, unmarked. Conical-shaped truss with 3 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves about 1⅜" long, dull, dark green. Compact habit. Grows wider than tall.

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   campylogynum, white form x luteiflorum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Cox

Registration Reference:  RHS 81

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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