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Description of Rhododendron 'Yaku Sunrise'

R. 'Yaku Sunrise' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Vulcan's Flame x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly campanulate, 2" across, rose-pink, edges and reverse darker. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 10. Several different clones in commerce. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves slightly recurved, to 3" long, dark green with light cinnamon tomentum and thick white indumentum. Afternoon sun protection is best. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 654 

 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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