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More Information: Rhododendron 'Humboldt Picotee'


R. 'Humboldt Picotee' 
  Photo: Frank Mossman

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower tubular funnel-shaped; 1" across, inside white with strong orange yellow blotch, strong red picotee edge; red coloration is extremely variable; outside almost entirely strong red, strongly scented.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason to Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  almost entirely strong red, tubular funnel-shaped; 1" across, strongly scented. Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, flat, glossy 3" long, green overlaid with varying degrees of dark red.

Deciduous or Evergreen:  Deciduous

Height:  2 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   occidentale selection

Hybridized or Selected by:  Smith and Mossman

Registration Reference:  ARS 072

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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