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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hotei'

R. 'Hotei' 
Photo: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly campanulate, about 2" across, light yellow with deeper shading of brilliant yellow. Held in loose, ball-shaped truss of 10-12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic, up to 4" long, dark green. Compact and tight growing. Avoid full sun.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Goldsworth Orange x (souliei x wardii var wardii)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Sifferman

Registration Reference:  ARS 684

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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