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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Spice'

R. 'Dexter's Spice' 
Photo: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly, very fragrant, 4" to 5" across, white with pale yellow-green spots in throat of dorsal lobes. Lax trusses of 5-7 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, apiculate apex, rounded base, 5" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Upright, broad habit. Prefers filtered light for best foliage.

Height:  6  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 782

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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