Rhododendron 'Apricot Surprise'

Photo: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent X Pollen Parent: 

calendulaceum, open polinated ? 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-shaped with a narrow tube, 1" across, vivid yellow with vivid orange-yellow markings. Flat trusses hold 10-12 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 


Height in 10 Yrs: 

2 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-25F  (-32C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 2" to 2" long, moderate olive green above. Upright, open habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 



U Minnesota 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

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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