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PlantFiles: Rhododendron
Rhododendron 'Cream Crest'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhododendron (roh-do-DEN-dron) (Info)
Cultivar: Cream Crest
Hybridized by Wright (Sr. and Jr.); Year of Registration or Introduction: 1963

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Todd_Boland On Feb 14, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This semi-dwarf rhododendron has small, glossy foliage and small trusses of cream flowers in early-mid spring. It is a cross between R. rupicola var. chryseum X 'Cilpinense'. The plant habit is dense and compact but it an reach 4-5 feet in time.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Portland, Oregon
Edison, Washington



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