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More Information: Rhododendron arborescens


R. 'arborescens' 
Photo by: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Tubular, white, often tinged pink, may have a yellow blotch, with reddish-purple style and stamens, fragrant. Inflorescence 3-7 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late to Very Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 4" long, glossy, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Tall shrub or small tree

Height:  5  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Pentanthera

Section:  Pentanthera

Sub Section:  Pentanthera

Geographical Origin:  E N America (Pennsylvania to Georgia and Alabama)

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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