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More Information: Rhododendron rupicola var. chryseum

R. 'rupicola' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly funnel-shaped, yellow. Inflorescence up to 6 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves broadly elliptic to ovate, up to " long.

Plant Habit:  Much-branched dwarf shrub

Height:  2  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10F  ( -23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Sub Genus:  Rhododendron

Section:  Rhododendron

Sub Section:  Lapponica

Geographical Origin:  N Burma, China (NW Yunnan, SE Tibet)

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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