Rhododendron 'Yellow Saucer'

 
Photo: Herb Spady

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped with short tube, 3" across, light yellow at edges fading to brilliant yellow in throat and red spots, New flower mottled red-orange particularly on reverse that quickly fades to yellow. Ball-shaped trusses of up to 8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, slightly undulate, about 2" long, glossy, heavy-textured, retained 2-3 years. Plant habit upright. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

4 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

aberconwayi x (degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Fabia)  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Smith, C. 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 822 

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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