Rhododendron 'Delta Dawn'
Size: 6-9 inch
Growth Habit: medium (4 x 4 feet)
USDA Zone: 7a
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: evenly moist, well drained acidic soils
Parentage: (pachysanthum x 'faberi')
Color Category: yellow
Bloom Time: March
Comments: clusters of bell-shaped flowers open creamy yellow with red spotting in the throat. Leaves are striking also and emerge with a copious amount of coppery-tan tomentum. Planted high on a bank one can also enjoy the cinnamon colored indumentum. Certainly a plant for all seasons.