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More Information: Rhododendron 'Capistrano'

R. 'Capistrano' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-campanulate, frilly edges, 2" across, pale greenish-yellow with no markings. Dome-shaped trusses of 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, dull, deep green, retained 2-3 years. Dense, mounding habit. Performs best with afternoon shade.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Hindustan x {[catawbiense, white x (fortunei ssp. discolor x Fabia Group)] x (Russell Harmon x Goldsworth Orange)} x Golden Gala

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Leach

Registration Reference:  ARS 972

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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