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Description of Rhododendron 'Golden Torch'

R. 'Golden Torch' 
Photo by: Stuart Imrie

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Bambi x (Grosclaude Group x griersonianum) ? 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, about 2" across, pale yellow very lightly flushed pale greenish-yellow, spotted light yellow on dorsal lobe. Ball-shaped trusses of 13-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves about 2" long, dull, dark green, retained 3 years. Fairly compact, upright habit. More than one clone is sold in the trade. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Waterer, J. 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 72 

 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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