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Description of Rhododendron 'Albatross'

R. 'Albatross' 
Photo by: Eleanor Philp

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Loderi Group x fortunei ssp discolor 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower broadly funnel-shaped, 4" across, fragrant, from light pink to near white. A.M. form has slightly blush pink-white flowers with reverse slightly tinged pink. Held in lax trusses of 12. 



Bloom Time: 


Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves obovate, about 8" long, retained one year. Sparse growth habit. Grows to become tree-like. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 


de Rothschild 

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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