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More Information: Rhododendron nuttallii


R. 'nuttallii' 
  Photo by: 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

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

Plant Habit:  Large shrub or small tree, sometimes epiphytic

Height:  5 feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  15F  ( -9C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  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.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.


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