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Description of Rhododendron 'Great Dane'

R. 'Great Dane' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum x rex 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower funnel-shaped, about 2" across, white with dark red spotting on upper lobes. Ball-shaped truss has 15 - 17 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes, slightly 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves 8" long, glossy, deep green, felted tomotosum and fawn-colored indumentum. Mounding, dense plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Birck 

Registration Reference: 

not registered 

 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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