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Description of 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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F (-23C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves broadly elliptic to ovate, up to " long. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Much-branched dwarf shrub 

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


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