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Description of Rhododendron 'Argosy'

R. 'Argosy' 
Photo by: Pat Breen

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei ssp discolor x auriculatum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, matte green, waxy glabrous with green petioles stained faintly crimson. Upright grower. Grows to be tree-like. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

de Rothschild 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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