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More Information: Rhododendron 'Golden Torch'


R. 'Golden Torch' 
Photo: Stuart Imrie

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

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.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Bambi x (Grosclaude Group x griersonianum) ?

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Waterer, J.

Registration Reference:  RHS 72

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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