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More Information: Rhododendron 'Yellow Saucer'

R. 'Yellow Saucer' 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped with short tube, 3" across, light yellow at edges fading to brilliant yellow in throat and red spots, New flower mottled red-orange particularly on reverse that quickly fades to yellow. Ball-shaped trusses of up to 8 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, slightly undulate, about 2" long, glossy, heavy-textured, retained 2-3 years. Plant habit upright.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   aberconwayi x (degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Fabia)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Smith, C.

Registration Reference:  ARS 822

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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