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Description of Rhododendron luteum

R. luteum 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Tubular funnel shaped, 1" to 2" across, fragrant, bright yellow with darker yellow blotch. Truss holds 7-17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason to Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves oblong to oblong-oblanceolate, up to 5" long, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Upright, spreading shrub 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Pentanthera 

Sub Section: 

Pentanthera 

Geographical Origin: 

E Europe, Turkey, Caucasus 

 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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