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More Information: Rhododendron occidentale

R. 'occidentale' 
  Photo by: Don Kohlenberger

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly funnel-shaped, white, white flushed pink, or pale pink, often with a yellow blotch, fragrant. Truss holds 3-54 flowers.

Fragrant:  Yes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason to Late

Foliage Description:  Leaves usually oblanceolate, sometimes linear or orbicular, deciduous.

Plant Habit:  Non-stoloniferous shrub or small tree

Height:  5 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:  W N America (California to S Washington)

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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