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R. 'Sarsaparilla Gold'

R. 'Sarsaparilla Gold'

A new hybrid by Singing Tree Gardens Nursery that is a cross between R. decorum x R. 'Nelda Peach'. Butter yellow large flowers that smell like root beer, thus the name, come out in late May on a fantastic foliage plant. A great plant that grows quite large and will be noticed by visitors, especially when they smell the flowers. We love it when we ask our customers to smell the flowers on this plant and do they think they they smell like root beer. They become wide eyed and smiling then say "they sure do!" Will make a good screening plant for privacy, and is hardy to zone 7. 

Rare Variety – This variety is difficult to find anywhere due to these reasons

·        Hard to propagate – many cultivars do not root easily from cuttings, but at a reduced rate thus making the plant rare.

·        Hard to find – these cultivars are hard to find in the first place, probably because they are hard to root from cuttings

·       Singing Tree Gardens Originals – All cultivars created uniquely by Singing Tree Gardens are deemed ‘rare’. Singing Tree Gardens is the ‘Exclusive Distributor in the USA’ of this variety.

Type
Rhododendrons
Genus
Rhododendron
Species
stg
Bloom Time
May
Fragrance
Highly Fragrant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Color
Yellow
Deciduous/Evergreen
Evergreen
Ultimate Height
8 Ft.
Hardiness Zone
7
8
9
Growth Habit
upright and spreading
Water Requirements
Once a week
Regular price $65.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $65.00 USD
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