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Description of Rhododendron 'Dexter's Vanilla'

R. 'Dexter's Vanilla' 
Photo by: Richard Gustafson

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

unknown x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 3" across, fragrant, creamy white with purplish-pink edges and along central veins of lobes and reddish-brown marking on dorsal lobe. Held in flat to lax trusses of 8 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to oblong, apiculate apex, cuneate base, 5" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. 

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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