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Rhododendron of the Year Plant Awards: 2005


Southern California/Hawaii Region

R. 'Avalon'

Vireya Rhododendron: 'Avalon'

Flower light yellow throughout with slight paling towards lobe edges, tubular-funnel shaped, wavy edged, 2" across, slightly fragrant.  Held in dome-shaped trusses of 9-12 flowers.  Blooms over early fall through spring.  Leaves elliptic, convex, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 4" long, dull, dark green with scaly indumentum, leaves retained 4 years.  Spreading habit.  Vigorous growing plant is full and bushy.  Height: 2 ft. in 10 years.  Hardy to 32F (0C).  Hybridized by Moynier.

Photo courtesy of William Moynier.

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