American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron lutescens

R. 'lutescens' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely funnel shaped, pale to deep yellow, spotted green. Most axillary inflorescence of 1-3 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves lanceolate, apex acuminate, up to 3" long, reddish-bronze when young.

Plant Habit:  Upright willowy shrub

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Triflora

Geographical Origin:  China (Yunnan, Sichuan, Hubei, Guizhou)

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.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.