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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dolly Madison'

R. 'Dolly Madison' 
Photo: Steve Henning

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly campanulate, 3" across, white with reddish-brown dual rayed dorsal blotch. Full truss of about 12 flowers.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate, apiculate apex, cuneate base, flat, 2" long, semi-glossy, dark green. Yellowish-green petioles. Plant grows 2x wider than tall.

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -20F  ( -29C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   catawbiense var album x [fortunei x (arboreum x griffithianum)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Leach

Registration Reference:  ARS 723

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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