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More Information: Rhododendron 'Crest'

R. 'Crest' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower widely funnel-shaped, 4" across, light greenish-yellow to pale yellow-green, somewhat darker in the center of the upper lobes and around the throat. Held in dome-shaped truss of about 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong-elliptic, 4" long, glossy, dark green, retained one year. Upright habit, can become tree-like.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   wardii var wardii x Lady Bessborough

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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