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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hernando'


R. 'Hernando' 
Photo: David Goheen

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

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.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Very Early

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.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   lacteum x (yellow flowered Loderi Group selection x Golden Dream)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Goheen

Registration Reference:  ARS 944

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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