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Description of Rhododendron atlanticum

R. atlanticum 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

 Flower / Truss Description: 

Narrowly funnel shaped, white to white flushed pink, fragrant. 

Fragrant: 

Yes  

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F (-26C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves ovate or obovate to elliptic, up to 2" long, deciduous. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

 

Plant Habit: 

Stoloniferous, developing thickets 

Sub Genus: 

Pentanthera 

Section: 

Pentanthera 

Sub Section: 

Pentanthera 

Geographical Origin: 

E N America (coastal plain Pennsylvania to Georgia) 

 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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