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Description of Rhododendron 'Dappled Dawn'

R. 'Dappled Dawn' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Wizard x [Golden Star x (Jalisco x degronianum ssp yakushimanum) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, light yellow with peach edges and a prominent orange-beige flare, ages to pale greenish-yellow. Ball-shaped truss holds 15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 3" to 5" long, moderate yellow-green, retained 2 years. Upright, dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Shaw 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 942 

 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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