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Description of Rhododendron 'Rhein's Picotee'

R. 'Rhein's Picotee' 
Photo by: Diane Weissman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Sappho x Janet Blair 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, very wavy edges, 2" across, star shaped yellowish white center with light purple margins and strong orange yellow dorsal lobe spotting. Dome-shaped truss holds 15-20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, concave, dull, moderate olive green. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 953 

 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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