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Description of Rhododendron 'Curlew'

R. 'Curlew' 
Photo by: Herb Spady

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

ludlowii x fletcheranum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly campanulate, 2" across, light yellow with upper petals spotted greenish-brown. Compact trusses of 1- 3 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-5F  (-21C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves very small, elliptic, shiny, dark green, retained 1-2 years. Compact plant. Needs some shade and good drainage. Avoid fertilizer. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

RHS 70 

 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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