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Description of Rhododendron 'Crane'

R. 'Crane' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

keiskei 'Yaku Fairy' x racemosum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, 1" across, pale yellow, unmarked. Terminal and axillary buds hold three flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, decurved edges, acuminate apex, obtuse base, matt green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Cox, P. & K. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 93 

 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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