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More Information: Rhododendron 'Great Dane'

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

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

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves 8" long, glossy, deep green, felted tomotosum and fawn-colored indumentum. Mounding, dense plant habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum x rex

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Birck

Registration Reference:  not registered

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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