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Description of Rhododendron 'Tom Everett'

R. 'Tom Everett' 
Photo by: Boris Bauer

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

fortunei x unknown 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower widely funnel-campanulate, wavy lobes, 3" across, fragrant, deep purplish-pink paling to near white in throat with vivid greenish-yellow faint spotting becoming almost solid near base of corolla. Dome-shaped trusses of 11 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, flat with slight wave, 4" to 6" long, olive green, retained 2 years. Rounded growth habit. Slow growing when young. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 853 

 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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