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Description of Rhododendron 'Goldkrone or Gold Crown'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(wardii var. wardii x Alice Street) x Hachmann's Marina 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 83 

 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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