ARS Logo


Description of Rhododendron 'Apricot Fantasy'

R. 'Apricot Fantasy' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Hotei x Tropicana 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 4" across, fragrant, light yellowish-pink, with light orange-yellow throat and yellowish-pink edging, vivid red spotting. Ball-shaped truss with 16-17 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Light narrowly obovate, convex, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" to 6" long, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 871 

 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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.