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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Spice'

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

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

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. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dexter 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 782 

 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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