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More Information: Rhododendron 'Fragrantissimum'

R. 'Fragrantissimum' 
Photo: Alice Schwegman

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.


Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

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.

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   edgeworthii x formosum var formosum

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  L

Hybridizer:  Rollisson

Registration Reference:  RHS 58

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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