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More Information: Rhododendron citriniflorum var. citriniflorum

R. 'citriniflorum' 
Photo by: Hans Eiberg

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular campanulate, yellow, often flushed pink or red. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered. Inflorescence 2-6 flowered.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, brown to brown-brown indumentum.

Plant Habit:  Dwarf shrub, compact or leggy

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Hymenanthes

Section:  Ponticum

Sub Section:  Neriiflora

Geographical Origin:  China (SE Tibet, NW Yunnan)

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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