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More Information: Rhododendron luteum

R. 'luteum' 
Photo by: Tadeusz Dauksza

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

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

Plant Habit:  Upright, spreading shrub

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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 weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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