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More Information: Rhododendron 'Fred Hamilton'

R. 'Fred Hamilton' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, 2" across, vivid yellow with yellowish-pink edges and stripes on inside and outside, spotted yellow-green. Held in flat trusses of 9-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4" long, dark green, retained 3 years. Broad, well-branched plant.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (neriiflorum x griersonianum) x dichroanthum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Lem

Registration Reference:  ARS 733

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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