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More Information: Rhododendron 'Orange Ruffy'

R. 'Orange Ruffy' 
Photo: Allan Glassman

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower broadly funnel-shaped, many strongly reflexed lobes, 4" across, golden yellow center shading to cream tinged orange near the edge, outside golden yellow with random pinkish orange streaks. Ball-shaped truss holds 8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex, rounded base, 4" long, mid green, retained 2 years. Intermediate habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Marshall Stilwell selfed

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Ahern

Registration Reference:  ARS 042

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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