Rhododendron Yakushimanum x wardii

Rhododendron Yakushimanum x wardii

Planted in 2007, in open forest.

Lovely Trusses of Yellow Flowers in May. Flowers with a Basal Red Blotch

Family: Ericaceae

Genus: Rhododendron

Species: yakushimanum

Cultivar: Flava

Synonym: Yakushimanum x wardii

Type: Shrub

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 4b to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)

Sun Exposure: Partial Shade

Sun Exposure to: Shade

Danger: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color: yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Soil pH from: 4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

Soil pH to: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Propagation Methods: From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed: N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Otherdetails: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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