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More Information: Rhododendron aureum var. hypopitys


R. 'aureum' 
Photo: courtesy of Arboretum Mustila

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Widely campanulate, cream to pale yellow, thin textured.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate to broadly elliptic, up to 5" long, bud scales deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Dwarf, creeping or mounding

Height:  1 foot in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Pontica

Geographical Origin:  E Russia

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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