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Rhododendron laetum

Classification

Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Rhododendron
                        Specie: Rhododendron laetum

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, organically-rich, acidic soil

Features: Golden yellow flowers

Uses: Woodland gardens Tubs

Zones: 10?11

Description: A native of northwestern New Guinea, this attractive Vireya species reaches about 10 ft (3 m) in the wild, but is more compact in cultivation. Large, fleshy, broadly funnel-shaped flowers of pure golden yellow, shading with age to red, orange or salmon, a

Growth Habit: Compact habit

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