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More Information: Rhododendron alabamense

R. 'alabamense' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular funnel shaped, white with a yellow blotch, fragrant. Inflorescence 6-12 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves obovate to elliptic, up to 3" long, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Non-stoloniferous shrub

Height:  4 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -5F  ( -21C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida)

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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