Rhododendron 'Arctic Gold'

 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

Yellow 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, pale yellow with a greenish-yellow blotch. Held in ball-shaped trusses of 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat, acute apex, cuneate base, 5" long. Dense growth habit. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

white catawbiense hybrid x yellow centered catawbiense hybrid  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Mezitt 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 881 

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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