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More Information: Rhododendron 'Fragrantissimum Improved'

R. 'Fragrantissimum Improved' 
Photo: Eleanor Philp

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower funnel-shaped, wavy edges, very fragrant, white blushed pink, resembling the flowers of the pollen parent. Held in trusses up to 5 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Foliage is medium-sized, dark green, puckered as in the seed parent. Habit is vastly superior to Fragrantissimum - much tighter growing and more compact; it is an upright, well-branched plant that is easy to grow where adapted.

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:  unknown

Registration Reference:  not registered

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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