Rhododendron 'Honey Butter'

Honey Butter Rhododendron

Evergreen Shrub

A recent introduction from Pacific Northwest hybridizer, Jim Barlup. It has yellow-orange flowers with pink midribs arranged in dome-shaped trusses in midseason. Handsome foliage; the new growth is a glossy wine red. Buds young. Compact habit.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Regular / Even


Size: 36 - 48 tall x 36 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Flowers, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Mutli-color, Yellow, Coral / Salmon, Orange
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Shape: Cluster

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low
Maintenance Tasks: Deadheading, Once-a-Year Care

Plant Combos