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Description of Rhododendron 'Paprika Spiced'

R. 'Paprika Spiced' 
Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Hotei x Brandt's Tropicana 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, mixture of orange, peach, gold, and yellow, heavily peppered with paprika red spots. Calyx also speckled. Large trusses of 12-14 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 3" to 4" long, flat, dull, glabrous, yellow-green, retained 2 years. Rounded habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Brockenbrough 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 841 

 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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