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More Information: Rhododendron 'Golden Lights'

R. 'Golden Lights' 
  Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Orange

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy/frilly lobes, 2"across, light orange-yellow suffused and throat strong yellowish-pink and strong orange-yellow blotch on dorsal lobe. Flat truss holds 10 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves between oblanceolate and narrowly obovate, acute apex, narrowly cuneate base, 3" long, moderate olive green. Rounded habit.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -30F  ( -34C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (atlanticum x unknown) x red Exbury azalea

Hybridized or Selected by:  Minnesota Lanscape Arboretum

Registration Reference:  ARS 854

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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