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More Information: Rhododendron 'Top Banana'

R. 'Top Banana' 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 2" across, yellow, unmarked. Held in ball trusses of 17 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded to cordate base, 3" - 4" long, flat to convex, glossy, bright green, retained 2 years. Upright habit, taller than broad.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Whitney

Registration Reference:  ARS 851

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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