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More Information: Rhododendron 'Dexter's Appleblossom'


R. 'Dexter's Appleblossom' 
  Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  White, Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly edged, 3" across, white with deep purplish-pink edges, yellow-green blotch and darker spotting. Flat truss holds 12-15 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblong, apiculate and obtuse apex, cuneate base, 6" long, glossy, olive green, retained 2 years. Broad, rounded, well-branched habit.

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):  unknown x unknown

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridized or Selected by:  Dexter

Registration Reference:  ARS 782

Glossary of plant description terminology.
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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