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More Information: Rhododendron 'Golden Comet'

R. 'Golden Comet' 
Photo: Garth Wedemire

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

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

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:  Deciduous

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   luteum selection

Hybridizer:  c.w. Robbins

Registration Reference:  ARS 971

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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