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More Information: Rhododendron 'Argosy'

R. 'Argosy' 
Photo: Pat Breen

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 4" across, white faintly flushed pink, may have crimson rays at tube base, sweetly scented. Held in trusses of 6-8 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Very Late

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, matte green, waxy glabrous with green petioles stained faintly crimson. Upright grower. Grows to be tree-like.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   fortunei ssp discolor x auriculatum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  de Rothschild

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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