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Description of Rhododendron 'Tortoiseshell Wonder'

R. 'Tortoiseshell Wonder' 
Photo by: Dennis McKiver

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Goldsworth Orange x griersonianum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

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



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



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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