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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hong Kong'

R. 'Hong Kong' 
Photo: Roland Kersten

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

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.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   catawbiense var album x Crest

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Leach

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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