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Description of Rhododendron aureum var. hypopitys

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Widely campanulate, cream to pale yellow, thin textured. 

Fragrant: 

No  

Bloom Time: 

Early 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

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

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Dwarf, creeping or mounding 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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