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Description of Rhododendron 'Hernando'

R. 'Hernando' 
Photo by: David Goheen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

lacteum x (yellow flowered Loderi Group selection x Golden Dream) 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-campanulate, wavy edges, 4" to 4" across, opening light greenish-yellow with a slight pink tinge, fades rapidly to leave the clear background color. Lax trusses of 16-18 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Very Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, broadly acute apex, rounded base, 5" to 6" long, dull, dark yellowish-green, retained 3 years. Spreading, open habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 944 

 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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