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Description of Rhododendron 'Buttermint'

R. 'Buttermint' 
Photo by: Chris Anderson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Unique x (Fabia x dichroanthum ssp apodectum) 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mauritsen 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 793 

 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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