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Description of Rhododendron 'Orange Ruffy'

R. 'Orange Ruffy' 
Photo by: Allan Glassman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Marshall Stilwell selfed 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, obtuse apex, rounded base, 4" long, mid green, retained 2 years. Intermediate habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Ahern 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 042 

 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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