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Description of Rhododendron 'Amber Touch'

R. 'Amber Touch' 
Photo by: Jim Barlup

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

[Hotei x (Virginia Richards x Hawk hybrid)] x (Brinny x Whitney's late, frilled, yellow hybrid) 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink, Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, wavy edges, moderate yellowish pink edges fading to light yellow with strong red nectarines. Held in dome shaped truss with 16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 2 years. Dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Barlup 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 961 

 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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