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Description of Rhododendron 'Hong Kong'

R. 'Hong Kong' 
Photo by: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense var album x Crest 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2⅞"across, pale yellowish-green with bright greenish-yellow blotch deep in throat. Held in flat trusses of 13. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to broadly elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 4⅜" long, flat, shiny, yellowish-green, retained 2 yrs. Susceptible to die back in hotter areas. Upright habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Leach 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 822 

 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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