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Description of Rhododendron 'Capistrano'

R. 'Capistrano' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

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 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

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



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 972 

 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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