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Description of Rhododendron 'Medusa'

R. 'Medusa' 
Photo by: Paul Wurz

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

dichroanthum ssp scyphocalyx x griersonianum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic-oblanceolate, 1" to 4⅓" long, matte green with fawn indumentum below. Dense growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Aberconway 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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