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Description of Rhododendron 'Fred Hamilton'

R. 'Fred Hamilton' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(neriiflorum x griersonianum) x dichroanthum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 4" long, dark green, retained 3 years. Broad, well-branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 733 

 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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