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Description of Rhododendron 'Clara Raustein'

R. 'Clara Raustein' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(decorum x fortunei ssp. discolor) x [(wardii x dichroanthum) x fortunei] 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, 3" across, apricot to warm yellow fading to light greenish-yellow. Ball-shaped trusses of 10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 5" across, glossy, yellow-green, retained 2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Raustein 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 733 

 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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