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More Information: Rhododendron 'Honeymoon'


R. 'Honeymoon' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, pale greenish-yellow with lighter throat and strong yellowish-pink blotch deep in throat. Ball-shaped truss, somewhat flat holds 14 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves broadly elliptic, apiculate apex, cordate base, 2" to 3" long, glossy, moderate olive green, retained 3 years. Rounded, open habit. Prefers some shade.

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (wardii var wardii x Devonshire Cream) x wardii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Whitney

Registration Reference:  ARS 764

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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