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More Information: Rhododendron 'Saffron Queen'

R. 'Saffron Queen' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, 2" across, vivid yellow with darker spotting on dorsal lobes. Held in lax trusses with 8 - 9 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, up to 3" long, glossy green. Upright, open growth habit. Prefers some sun.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  20F  ( -7C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   xanthostephanum x burmanicum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Waterer, J.

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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