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More Information: Rhododendron 'Betty Goheen'

R. 'Betty Goheen' 
Photo: David Goheen

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, slightly scented, opening brilliant greenish yellow with pink margins. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 7-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes slightly

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic to narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cordate base, concave, 3" to 4" long, glossy, yellow green, retained 3 years. Upright, spreading shrub.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  Fabia Group x Hawk

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Goheen

Registration Reference:  ARS 944

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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