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Description of Rhododendron 'Original Vagabond'

R. 'Original Vagabond' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Janet Blair x Apritan 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 3" across, pale yellow to pale orange-yellow with light orange yellow flare on dorsal petal. Held in ball-shaped truss with 12 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, pale greenish-blue. Semi-compact habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gustafson 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 983 

 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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