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Description of Rhododendron 'Nestucca'

R. 'Nestucca' 
Photo by: T. Lawrence Mellichamp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei ssp fortunei x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10°F  (-23°C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, 4" long, glossy, dark green. Compact, spreading habit. Tolerates heat and sun. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hanger 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 604 

 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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