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Description of Rhododendron 'Top Banana'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

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

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Whitney 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 851 

 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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