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More Information: Rhododendron 'California Gold'

R. 'California Gold' 
Photo: Don Wallace

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, fragrant, greenish-yellow with occasional pink markings on reverse. Held in lax truss of 5-6.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 3" long, deeply indented primary veins, dark green, retained for 2 years.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Else Frye x Eldorado Group

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Bowman

Registration Reference:  ARS 763

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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