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Description of Rhododendron  'Marie's Choice'

Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Hino-crimson x yedoense var poukhanense) x Desiree 

 Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly-edges, 3" across, fragrant, white, faint green spotting. Inflorescence 2-3 flowered. 

Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-7C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves near elliptic to near narrowly obovate, convex, mucronate apex, cuneate base, glossy, yellow green, 1 3/4" long, retained 2 years. Upright, broad habit. 

Deciduous or Evergreen: 




Registration Reference: 

ARS 834 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.

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