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More Information: Rhododendron 'Paprika Spiced'

R. 'Paprika Spiced' 
Photo: Garth Wedemire

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

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Hotei x Brandt's Tropicana

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Brockenbrough

Registration Reference:  ARS 841

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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