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Description of Rhododendron 'Broughtonii Aureum'

R. 'Broughtonii Aureum' 
Photo by: Hank Helm

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(maximum x ponticum) x molle 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

An azaleodendron. Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 2" across, fragrant, deep creamy yellow with light brown dorsal spotting. Compact truss holds 8-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves oblong to obovate, 2" to 4" long, dark green, semi-deciduous. Prefers afternoon sun protection. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, W. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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