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More Information: Rhododendron 'Buttermint'

R. 'Buttermint' 
Photo: Chris Anderson

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate, wavy lobes, 2" across, light yellow with moderate pink on edges and reverse. Held in flat-shaped trusses with 15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, slightly bullate, 3" long, medium green, retained 2-3 years. New growth is bronzy-green. Dense and compact habit. Best grown in some shade.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Unique x (Fabia x dichroanthum ssp apodectum)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Mauritsen

Registration Reference:  ARS 793

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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