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More Information: Rhododendron 'Medusa'


R. 'Medusa' 
Photo: Paul Wurz

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 1" across, strong orange, shading to deep yellowish pink/strong reddish orange on lobes, heavy speckled brown. Lax truss holds 8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic-oblanceolate, 1" to 4⅓" long, matte green with fawn indumentum below. Dense growth habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x griersonianum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Aberconway

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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