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Description of Rhododendron 'Kallista'

R. 'Kallista' 
Photo by: Ken Gibson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

possibly nuttalli and lindleyi 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower tubular-campanulate, wavy edges, about 5" across, white with vivid yellow throat, strongly scented. Lax truss has 3 - 5 flowers, occasionally more. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

20F  (-7C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, obtuse apex, attenuate base, 4" long, semi-glossy, heavy textured. Open, upright plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

unknown 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 98 

 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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