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More Information: Rhododendron 'Nestucca'


R. 'Nestucca' 
Photo: T. Lawrence Mellichamp

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly, 5" across, white with green-brown spotting in throat. Dome–shaped truss of 12–15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves elliptic, 4" long, glossy, dark green. Compact, spreading habit. Tolerates heat and sun.

Height:  3 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -10°F  ( -23°C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   fortunei ssp fortunei x degronianum ssp yakushimanum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Hanger

Registration Reference:  ARS 604

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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