Rhododendron 'Catherine's Lemon Meringue'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: intermediate (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 8a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (‘Lemonade' x Lem's Cameo’)
Hybridizer: Weeks (1990)
Color Catagory: yellow
Bloom Time: April
Comments: Light, greenish yellow, wavy-edged flowers with red speckling on the 3 dorsal lobes form a dome-shaped truss. Flowers have a calyx which may reach an inch-long. The semi-glossy leaves hold for 2 years. Hybridized by Catherine Weeks at Westgate Gardens Nursery in Eureka, California.