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Description of Rhododendron 'Golden Star'

R. 'Golden Star' 
Photo by: Joe Coleman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei x wardii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, light yellow. No markings. Held in ball-shaped trusses with 7 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, apiculate at tip, rounded at base, 5" long, dull green, retained 2 years. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hardgrove 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 784 

 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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