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Description of Rhododendron 'Anniversary Gold'

R. 'Anniversary Gold' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(King of Shrubs x Crest) x Golden Star 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower saucer-shaped, wavy-edges, 3" across, fragrant, light greenish-yellow with brilliant greenish-yellow throat a prominent ovary. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 10-12 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly obovate, flat, mucronate at apex, 3 to 4" long, matte green, held 2 years. Upright, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 922 

 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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