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Description of Rhododendron 'Coastal Spice'

R. 'Coastal Spice' 
Photo by: Dick Cavender

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

(Fragrantissum x burmanicum) x edgeworthii 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-campanulate, 4" across, inside white flushed light yellow with an irregular strong red flare on dorsal lobe which ages to light pink, outside strong red aging to white, fragrant. Truss holds 4-5 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

10F  (-12C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, acute apex, rounded base, 5" long, deep impressed veins, glossy, dark green. Dense habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Gerdeman 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 024 

 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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