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More Information: Rhododendron 'Arctic Gold'

R. 'Arctic Gold' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, pale yellow with a greenish-yellow blotch. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 20 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long. Dense growth habit.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   white catawbiense hybrid x yellow centered catawbiense hybrid

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Mezitt

Registration Reference:  ARS 881

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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