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More Information: Rhododendron 'Sierra del Oro'


R. 'Sierra del Oro' 
  Photo: Loyd Newcomb

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly campanulate, wavy, reflexed lobes, 3" across, light greenish yellow, with red flare deep within throat. Trusses hold 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves broadly elliptic to elliptic, somewhat concave along mid-vein, 3" to 6" long, slightly glossy, retained 1 years. Prefers shady location.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Crest x lacteum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Lofthouse

Registration Reference:  ARS 822

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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