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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Orange'

R. 'Dexter's Orange' 
Photo: Jim Willhite

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink, Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 3" across, very fragrant, multihued, deep pink and orange, with brownish-orange blotch. Flat to lax trusses of 8.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Dense habit with branches that can touch the ground.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 782

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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