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Description of Rhododendron 'Golden Ruby'

R. 'Golden Ruby' 
Photo by: Roland Kersten

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

[Jalisco Elect x (Crest x King of Shrubs)] x Sonata 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, about 3" across, brilliant to light yellow, edged deep pink, moderate orange blotch. Flat truss holds 9-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 4" long, moderate yellow-green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lofthouse 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 87 

 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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