Rhododendron nuttallii

R. nuttallii 
Photo source: Kenneth Cox

Predominant Flower Color: 

White 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Funnel-campanulate, very large, white with yellow blotch, fragrant. Truss holds 2-10 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

Yes 

Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

15F (-9C)

Foliage Description: 

Leaves elliptic, up to 10" long, lower surface with conspicuous network of veins. 

Plant Habit: 

Large shrub or small tree, sometimes epiphytic 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Rhododendron 

Section: 

Rhododendron 

Sub Section: 

Maddenia 

Geographical Origin: 

India (Arunachal Pradesh), Bhutan, China (NW Yunnan, SE Tibet) 

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate
and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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