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Description of Rhododendron 'Amazement'

R. 'Amazement' 
Photo by: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei x wardii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, rounded to wavy lobes, light greenish yellow, very fragrant. Ball-shaped, slightly lax truss has 13 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly obovate, apiculate apex, cordate base, 5" long, glossy, glaucous, moderate olive green, held 2 years. Plant upright, broad, rounded, branching well with stiff branches. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hardgrove 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 784 

 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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