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More Information: Rhododendron 'Goldkrone or Gold Crown'

R. 'Goldkrone or Gold Crown' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" to 2" across, light greenish yellow, tinted lighter with sparse dark red spotting on dorsal lobe. Held in compact truss of 16-18 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves obovate to ovate, 2" to 3" long, slightly curled, dark green. Sometime may put out temporary yellowish leaves. Compact, mounding habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   (wardii var. wardii x Alice Street) x Hachmann's Marina

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hachmann, Hans

Registration Reference:  RHS 83

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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