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Description of Rhododendron  'Golden Comet'

Photo by: Garth Wedemire

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

luteum selection 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy edges, 2" across, fragrant, vivid yellow with a darker vivid yellow throat and edge on dorsal lobe. Dome-shaped truss with 30 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Early to Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, wavy edges, acute apex, cuneate base, 4" long, flat, moderate yellow-green, hairy above and below. Rounded habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 



c.w. Robbins 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 971 

 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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