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More Information: Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'

R. 'Tortoiseshell Wonder' 
Photo: Dennis McKiver

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 3" across, salmon-pink flushed with orange Held in loose trusses. Most popular Tortoiseshell clone.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate, 5" long, dull, dark green. Open, upright habit. Plant grows broader than tall. Prefers afternoon sun protection.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Goldsworth Orange x griersonianum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Slocock

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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