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Description of Rhododendron 'Dolly Madison'

R. 'Dolly Madison' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

catawbiense var album x [fortunei x (arboreum x griffithianum) 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-20F  (-29C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 723 

 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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