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More Information: Rhododendron 'John Paul Evans'


R. 'John Paul Evans' 
Photo: Don Selcer

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower campanulate with distinctive recurved petals, fragrant, 4" across, pale yellow to white with brilliant orange-yellow throat. Flat-shaped trusses.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblong to elliptic, apiculate apex, cuneate base, bullate above, retained for 2 years. Upright, well-branched papery reddish-brown bark on trunk and branches.

Height:  7 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  30F  ( 0C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  nuttallii x nuttallii

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Evans

Registration Reference:  ARS 892

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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