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Description of Rhododendron 'Fragrantissimum'

R. 'Fragrantissimum' 
Photo by: Alice Schwegman

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

edgeworthii x formosum var formosum 

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, wavy-edges, about 2" across, fragrant, white flushed rose outside and a bright yellow throat. Held in lax trusses of about 4 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F  (-9C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves ovate, oblong-ovate or obovate, broadly acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, rugose, hairy, olive green, retained 2 years. Very leggy growth habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Rollisson 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 58 

 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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